Trump signs a $15.3 billion disaster aid package despite conservative objections to linking the emergency legislation to a temporary increase in America’s borrowing authority
Navy knew it was “accepting risks” at least two years ago when it decided to press ahead with more demanding forward deployments in the Asia-Pacific, despite downward slide of routine maintenance and training.
Senate Republicans have almost doubled the size of President Donald Trump’s emergency Harvey aid package, adding a first installment to help communities in Texas rebuild from the storm _ and stock reserves for looming damage from Hurricane Irma
In retrospect, it’s a wonder the Navy hasn’t had more accidents.
A group of foreign policy experts assembled by the Atlantic Council advocates a “de-layered” State Department, saying the current structure is “unmanageable.”
Due to current events Congress might try to increase some of DoD’s spending in a CR at the end of the month.
The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed $7.9 billion in Harvey disaster relief as warring Republicans and Democrats united behind help for victims of that storm even as while an ever more powerful new hurricane bore down on Florida
Congress returns to work this week with a budget to pass, a deficit to avoid, a major relief package to pass, and fingers crossed that another hurricane doesn’t hit Florida.
Congress is tossing around a few ideas to reform federal retirement, all of which could negatively impact retirees’ spending ability.
Congress is considering a several proposals to reform federal retirement system. If passed, how would they impact retirees’ spending ability? Find out when Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. September 6, 2017
The Defense Department is trying a new tactic on its plea for base realignment and closure.
The House and Senate return from their August recess and face a long agenda, including Harvey assistance, the debt ceiling and the 2018 budget.
A congressional study is comparing five potential options for overhauling the federal retirement system. The options – including one doing away with guaranteed pensions altogether – could have a dramatic effect on federal employment.
Will Congress back up the courageous work of first responders?