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Activists appeal for a $15 minimum wage near the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill being prepped in Congress includes a provision that over five years would hike the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Labor Dept. offering sessions for federal contractor minimum wage increase

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Labor will offer virtual seminars throughout August to prepare for federal contract minimum wage increases.

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(Michael Reynolds/Pool via AP)Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., questions United States Ambassador to the United Nations nominee Linda Thomas-Greenfield during for her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (Michael Reynolds/Pool via AP)

Checking DoD’s homework on acquisition reforms top of mind for Sen. Kaine

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ArmyFort Wainright Army Base, Alaska

New financing could start to improve Army housing as soon as this summer

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Jackie Speier

‘They are not cogs in a wheel’ — Congressional panel to focus on humanizing issues regarding troops in 2021

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Here’s where military housing allowances are rising, falling the most in 2021

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Donald Trump

Comparing Biden and Trump on defense issues as election nears

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House members now pushing for way to let feds opt-out of payroll tax deferral

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper speaks by video teleconference from U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Thursday, May 7, 2020, with military medical specialists at civilian hospitals in New York and Connecticut. (AP Photo/Robert Burns)

Board recommends eliminating DoD CMO’s office, replacing it with one of 3 options

An independent assessment by the Defense Business Board found DoD’s chief management officer is “nearly unanimously” viewed as ineffective — partly…

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It’s not just privatized military houses with issues

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department has taken plenty of heat for health and safety problems in its privatized housing programs, but there…

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Extended stop move order starting to impact military finances, childcare

More families are paying rent in two places and losing childcare as the coronavirus outbreak continues.

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