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Bill puts contract spending on the hook if Pentagon misses audit deadline

New legislation introduced by Sens. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) pushes the Pentagon toward being ready for a full financial audit by restricting spending on major weapons programs if DoD fails to get its books in order.

Tags: DoD , budget , audit readiness , DoD audit , financial management , Congress , Senate , Tom Coburn , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 02:22pm EDT

Senate's defense bill cuts civilian workforce, caps contractor salaries

The Senate approved a $631 billion annual defense policy Tuesday that would require the Defense Department to reduce its civilian workforce by 5 percent over the next five years and impose a strict cap on government-funded contractor salaries. With the White House threatening to veto the Senate version its current form, the bill now heads to a House-Senate conference committee where differences between the two chambers' bill will be hammered out.

Tags: DoD , 2013 NDAA , Senate , Congress , civilian workforce , contractor pay cap , Carl Levin , John McCain , Ben Cardin , Claire McCaskill

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 05:37pm EST

Bill would give DoD incentives to audit its books on time

New legislation from several senators would let DoD reprogram funds without congressional approval.

Tags: management , Congress , DoD , GAO , 2011 Defense Authorization , Taeja Smith , Elizabeth Robbins , financial management , Tom Coburn , Claire McCaskill , Ron Johnson

Friday - 08/03/2012, 05:36am EDT