Almost 40 groups sent a letter to Congress asking it remove a FOIA exemption for DoD in the defense authorization bill.
It’s unclear exactly when Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz will leave office, but his departure as chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committees opens the door to a variety of new candidates, who have the opportunity to shift the committee’s focus back to issues of federal and financial management and government efficiency.
A survey finds inspectors general worried about the hiring freeze and budget cuts that could cost more money than they would save.
The Defense Department is giving Congress its suggestions for the 2018 defense authorization bill. The proposal gives service members a 2.1 percent pay raise.
The Senate Armed Services Committee and its subcommittees are marking up the defense authorization bill in a completely classified setting.