Mark Esper

Trump takes incoming fire for giving Esper the boot

In today’s Federal Newscast: The Navy and Marine Corps hit the pause button on diversity and inclusion training, six former Homeland Security Secretaries…

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Senators join industry groups asking for extension of contractor pay provision

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Administration’s reopening plans ‘unsafe’ for federal employees, senators say

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Citing ‘unnecessarily complex’ coronavirus guidance, senators seek more assurances from OPM

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In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, housing stands dilapidated and vacant at the former Naval Air Warfare Center Warminster, in Warminster, Pa. In Warminster and surrounding towns in eastern Pennsylvania, and at other sites around the United States, the foams once used routinely in firefighting training at military bases contained per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. EPA testing between 2013 and 2015 found significant amounts of PFAS in public water supplies in 33 U.S. states.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Final NDAA holds more than 50 provisions to fix military housing issues

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Ft. Meade

Military housing contractors say they’re working to improve homes, lawmakers hearing otherwise

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Military considering dropping some housing contractors after botched mold cleanup

The military services are getting fed up with housing contractors that are not cleaning up issues with service members’ homes.

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Google employees outside its European headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, Thursday Nov. 1, 2018. Hundreds of Google engineers and other workers walked off the job Thursday morning to protest the internet company’s lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct. Employees were seen staging walkouts at offices in Tokyo, Singapore, London, and Dublin. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)

Skills gaps in the federal workforce starting to have consequences

In today’s Federal Newscast, skills gaps across the federal workforce played a role in nearly half of government’s high-risk areas.

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Senate, Congress, House of Representatives

Senate ups R&D spending in defense appropriations bill, battle still brewing on wall funding

The Senate defense appropriations bill give DoD more than $100 billion in research and development spending.

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