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What did the Pentagon spend its coronavirus relief on?

The chairs of three House committees are looking into allegations that the Defense Department misspent about $1 billion in coronavirus relief funding.

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DoD plan to classify spending plans gets thumbs down from almost everyone

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Watchdogs urge more defense contractor accountability as DoD seeks ethics waivers for Esper

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Project on Government Oversight

Marine vet questions reasoning behind boosted military spending

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Elijah Cummings

Expect ‘profound change’ with House oversight’s approach to federal workforce, government reform

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Congressional Research Service makes reports open to the public eye

In March, Congress passed legislation requiring all new Congressional Research Service reports to be posted to the organization’s website.

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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket that will carry supplies to the International Space Station stands ready at complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Monday, April 17, 2017, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The launch is scheduled for Tuesday morning and for the first time, NASA cameras will provide live 360-degree video of the rocket heading toward space. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Fights, budgeting and planning are all ahead if DoD wants to set up a space force by 2020

President Donald Trump has called for the creation of a space force as a separate military service, but there hasn’t been a new military service since 1947.

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One year in, VA employees still approach accountability office with caution

After more than one year after the Veterans Affairs Department stood up its new Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection. senior executives still make up a small fraction of disciplinary actions.

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