Four members of the House Armed Services Committee wrote to President Donald Trump that any further delays to the cloud procurement known as JEDI would harm the Pentagon.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Affairs Department releases its much anticipated community care standards, which lay out what veterans are allowed to get medical treatment from non-VA doctors.
President Donald Trump signed legislation Wednesday afternoon that guarantees back pay for federal employees impacted by the partial government shutdown.
Members in the House and Senate have reintroduced legislation that would guarantee back pay for excepted and furloughed federal employees during this and any government shutdown. The Senate version clarifies employees would receive pay as soon as agencies reopen, regardless of payroll schedules.
The House has passed its own continuing resolution that would fund all of government through Feb. 8 and provide $5 billion toward the southern border. The CR is reportedly a tough sell in the Senate, setting up further anxiety and uncertainty ahead of Friday’s partial shutdown deadline.
The Navy is still planning on expanding the amount of ships it owns and its personnel. That’s going to cost some money.
Twenty-one House Republicans said they’re concerned the president’s recent federal workforce executive orders undermine existing labor law and may jeopardize longstanding and productive relationships with agency management.
In today’s Federal Newscast, three lawmakers want legislation to overturn a 2013 court decision which prevents some defense department employees from appealing to the Merit Systems Protection Board.
Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.) believes the Navy needs deeper reform of its surface fleet.
Military personnel will get their next paycheck in full, but things are a little more complicated for DoD civilian employees.