Tag Archives: Jackie Speier

House Lawmakers Call for Greater Scrutiny of Requests for Forces Within DOD

Pentagon

House lawmakers have asked the Department of Defense (DOD) to reevaluate how it deploys military forces worldwide amid the increase in the approval of additional requests for forces by combatant commands. Reps. Rob Wittman, R-Va., Seth Moulton, D-Mass., Michael Turner, R-Ohio, and Jackie Speier (D-Calif., were among the signatories of the letter addressed to Gen. Austin and Hicks.

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Reps. Carolyn Maloney, Gerry Connolly Request $9B Tech Modernization Fund

MCEN Modernization

Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), the chairwoman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, as well as Gerry Connolly (D-Va.), head of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, wrote a letter to House leadership, requesting a $9 billion emergency injection into the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF), under the next COVID-19 relief package.

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Federal-Postal Coalition Hosts Call on the Consequesnces of Furloughs

The Federal-Postal Coalition moderated a conference call last week that tried to tackle the effects of the partial government shutdown on furloughed workers, GovExec reported Friday. Eric Katz writes Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) a federal employee advocate, and journalists joined the discussion with an unspecified number of furloughed workers. For the …

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