In today’s Federal Newscast, agencies have spent almost $18 billion on goods and services in response to the coronavirus pandemic from March to June, and 47% of that was not competed among vendors.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee outlines its roadmap for oversight over the next five years.
The bipartisan House provision, advocated by Rep. Jim Langevin, would also work with federal departments to develop a U.S. national cyber strategy.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Defense Secretary Mark Esper bans photographs from being used in the process to promote officers and enlisted service members.
Another senior Pentagon official is resigning. Katie Wheelbarger, the acting assistant secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs submitted her letter of resignation on Wednesday.
A committee will give the Pentagon suggestions in six months.
Thirty-nine states have seen downward trends in COVID-19 infection rates.
The Pentagon says it’s not resisting oversight but also did not say when officials will appear on the Hill.
Yet another former military leader, retired Marine Corps four-star general John Allen, is criticizing President Donald Trump’s response to the protests following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s inspector general says the agency was generally well prepared for the change to mandatory telework.