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A pair of former Lockheed Martin Corp. workers on Friday continued to accuse the company of discrimination, this time with a Louisiana federal court retaliation lawsuit claiming they were fired for reporting allegedly fraudulent billing activity under a NASA contract in violation of the False Claims Act.
The Trump administration asked a California federal judge Monday to reconsider a decision blocking its executive order over withholding funding from so-called sanctuary cities in the wake of a new interpretation that narrows any affected grants to those from the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security, saying the new guidance erases constitutional concerns.
President Donald Trump’s first full budget plan doubles down on promised increases in defense and border security spending, paid for by billions of dollars in cuts to Medicaid, federal retiree benefits, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy, among other programs and agencies.
The head of a federal contractor industry group has praised the U.S. General Services Administration after a GSA official recently suggested the agency would make its contentious Transactional Data Reporting requirement voluntary, not mandatory.
Iran has added Booz Allen Hamilton and others to the list of U.S. companies and people subject to sanctions in what the nation’s foreign affairs ministry says is a response to the U.S. government’s “illegal move” of imposing penalties on entities accused of aiding Iran’s missile program.