One military advocacy group is calling on President-elect Donald Trump to make military families’ issues a top priority.
Army Secretary Eric Fanning warns against bumping up force size without proper funding.
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain called on Defense Secretary Ash Carter to refrain from making any last minute policy changes.
The General Services Administration says it’s working through a series of legislative and regulatory changes that would help agencies buy cloud computing services as a “utility.”
Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) plans to continue his fight for the federal workforce, after winning re-election. He’ll join his fellow Virginia Democrat Gerry Connolly and Republican Barbara Comstock for the 115th Congress, in which he says he’s looking to raise federal pay and assure fairness on oversight investigations.
The election may be over, but federal employees still face uncertainty on a number of key issues, not least of which is how the government will be funded.
The election is thrown into turmoil, and members of Congress are calling for the FBI director’s scalp. But other things are going on atop Capitol Hill. Like a threatened veto of the crucial National Defense Authorization Bill. Roll Call Senior Editor David Hawkings joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more.
The American Federation of Government Employees, the largest federal employee union, has pushed for reversing per diem travel cuts for defense civilian employees in the final version of the bill.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, a large group of government transparency advocacy groups has asked members of Congress to disallow proposal to give DoD more FOIA exemptions.
House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry says the Defense Department is already spending $6 billion it hasn’t budgeted for in 2017.