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Bipartisan House bill challenges DoD travel cuts

Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle are fighting back against the Pentagon's cost-cutting plan for employees who travel for work.

Tags: DoD , Congress , Derek Kilmer , NFFE , AFGE

Tuesday - 03/03/2015, 11:24am EST

Navy name change comes with costs

House Bill HR 24 and its 400 hundred co-sponsors are proposing a change to the name of the Department of the Navy to the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps. Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) says it's not a slam dunk. He explains why.

Tags: Congress , Navy , USMC , mngt

Monday - 04/26/2010, 10:48am EDT

Bill would cut DOD's Federal Prison Industries purchases

If passed, a new bill will give allow businesses to compete against federal prison manufacturing.

Tags: dod textile and apparel procurement fairness act , larry kissell , Federal Prison Industries , erry amendment , Berry Amendment , Jory Heckman , textiles , DoD , military

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 03:39pm EDT

DoD vows to become a leaner organization

Deputy secretary William Lynn calls for transferring billions of dollars from non-essential programs and administrative functions to warfighter mission areas. DoD also looking at six cross-cutting areas such as healthcare, acquisition and personnel policies for savings. The military services and Defense agencies have until July 31 to figure how to make this happen.

Tags: management , William Lynn , Barney Frank , Ron Paul , Ron Wyden , DoD , budget , force structure and modernization , Jason Miller

Monday - 06/07/2010, 07:00am EDT

D.C. seeks to recover millions from tax scandal

Acting D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles says he is in negotiations with the Bank of America to recover millions of dollars in connection with the largest embezzlement scandal in the city's history.

Tags: D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue , Harriette Walters , D.C. tax scandal , Bank of America ,

Friday - 10/17/2008, 07:17pm EDT