After a marathon markup, the House added a handful of important amendments to its version of the NDAA.
The bill will allow troops to use tuition assistance for certifications and licensing.
House oversight members said they want help give agency inspectors general all the tools they need to do thorough work.
A printed copy of the Federal Register is delivered to every member of Congress. Rep. Steve Russell calls that a waste of paper and money.
Congress seems to have a foot in two centuries. It grapples with budgets and issues in the here and now, but it does so with the technology of the last century. When it comes to the amount of paper used, even the century before that. At least one member thinks that needs to change. As the third and final installment in our series, Modernizing the Congress, Rep. Steve Russell (R-Okla.) discusses on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The 2017 defense authorization bill now has a provision requiring women to sign up for selective service.
Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and Steve Russell (R-Okla.) called on the White House to find a more appropriate and secure location to store personal information gleaned from the security clearance process.
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