Evidence-based policymaking isn’t necessarily to let others look over the shoulders of federal programs, but rather to help those programs succeed.
Senate lawmakers let a third set of amendments to be added to the Defense Authorization bill, including the Modernizing Government Technology Act.
The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defense policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the decade-plus wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
An interim policy released by the Defense Department keeps transgender troops in the military until a review is finished in February. Then it’s up in the air.
Senate lawmakers will decide Sept. 18 whether or not to allow a third round of amendments to the National Defense Authorization bill.
Some civilian agencies were spared from deep cuts included in the president’s budget request, but the IRS and EPA would see significant reductions.
House Armed Services Ranking Member Adam Smith doesn’t see a way Congress can appropriate $700 billion to the military.
The House on Thursday passed a sweeping $1.2 trillion spending bill for the Pentagon, domestic agencies, and foreign aid that GOP leaders say is a conservative win, even though it reversed many of the spending cuts sought by President Trump this spring
Vendors are saying that a new bill would go far toward addressing some of the biggest failings of SBA’s HUBZone program.
The House Oversight Committee passed a bill Wednesday that would allow the Secret Service to raise the salary and overtime pay cap for agents tasked with protecting President Donald Trump and his family.
The Defense Department is asking Congress to make fundamental changes to the up or out system.
Amendment set for Senate debate this week would focus DoD’s attention on fixing weaknesses in “feeder systems” that supply vital financial data.
Defense Secretary James Mattis sent a letter to Congress outlining exactly what a three month continuing resolution does to the military.
Financial literacy, parental leave and contracting issues are all being addressed by amendments to the 2018 defense authorization bill.