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U.S. Congressional Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday January 05, 2020 ( 3 items )  

GAO Issues Report on Homeland Security Acquisitions, Outcomes Have Improved but Actions Needed to Enhance Oversight of Schedule Goals
WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on Homeland Security acquisitions. The report (GAO-20-170SP) is titled "Outcomes Have Improved but Actions Needed to Enhance Oversight of Schedule Goals". The report was sent to Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, chairman, Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-West Virginia, chairwoman, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Montana, ran  more

GAO Issues Report on VA Real Property, Veterans Health Administration Should Improve Activation Cost Estimates and Oversight
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on the Veterans Affairs real property. The report (GAO-20-169) is titled "VHA Should Improve Activation Cost Estimates and Oversight". The report was sent to Sen. Jon Tester, D-Montana, ranking member of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, and Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tennessee, ranking member of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee on Jan. 2, 2020. Here are excerpts of summaries associated with the report. What GAO Fo  more

President Trump Signs Daines' Bill Stopping Robocalls Into Law
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 -- Sen. Steve Daines, R-Montana, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Steve Daines celebrated President Trump signing his bipartisan bill, the TRACED Act, which works to protect Montanans from illegal robocalls, into law. "Montanans are tired of being swamped night and day by illegal robocalls," Daines said. "I am thankful to President Trump for signing my bipartisan bill into law. This new law will protect Montanans and help stop these illegal calls." Daines' bi  more