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    Sexual Assault on College Campuses

    Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) held the third of a series of roundtable discussions on combating rape and sexual assaults on college campuses. This meeting focused on Title IX of…

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    Sexual Assault on College Campuses

    Sexual assault advocacy organization leaders, student victims, and campus safety officials spoke at a roundtable discussion on the effectiveness of the Clery Act and the Campus Sexual…

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    Campus Sexual Assault

    Sexual assault victims, campus safety and sexual assault experts, and sexual assault advocacy organization leaders were part of the first of several roundtable discussions on combating rape…

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    Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Managers Panel

    Energy Department officials and executives from URS Corporation and Bechtel National testified at a hearing assessing the safety concerns and recent reports of whistleblower retaliation at…

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    Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Former Employees Panel

    Whistleblowers who were fired after reporting nuclear safety issues at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant in Washington state told their personal stories to the chair and ranking member of a…

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    POW/MIA Accounting

    Witnesses testified on the Defense Department’s (DOD) management of missing military personnel accounting. According to the DOD, there were an estimated 83,000 “prisoners…

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    Wartime Contracting

    Officials from the Defense and State Departments and U.S.A.I.D. testified on wartime contracting reforms they put into place under the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act. Richard…

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    Security Clearance Process

    Witnesses testified on government background checks for federal employees and contractors, and the eligibility process for access to classified information. They said that there was no…

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    Employment of Veterans

    Witnesses testified on the employment of veterans by government contractors. Among the issues they covered were the lack of accurate accounting of the number of veterans employed by…

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    Wartime Contracting Reform

    Witnesses testified about proposed legislation to overhaul the federal government’s planning, management, and oversight of wartime-support contracting. A recent report found as…

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    Arlington National Cemetery Management

    Witnesses testified on improvements made to procedures at Arlington National Cemetery following the a Veterans Affairs Department study that found that over 120 graves at military…

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    Afghanistan Reconstruction Contracts, Contractors Panel

    Contracting Oversight Subcommittee (Chairwoman McCaskill, D-Mo.) of Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing titled “Afghanistan Reconstruction…

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    Afghanistan Reconstruction Contracts, Government Panel

    Defense Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officials that oversee reconstruction and reconstruction contracts in Afghanistan testified on the amount of money…

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    Reconstruction Contracts in Afghanistan, Panel 1

    The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee held a hearing on the effectiveness of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction at detecting and…

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    Reconstruction Contracts in Afghanistan, Panel 3

    The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee held a hearing on the effectiveness of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction at detecting and…

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    Reconstruction Contracts in Afghanistan, Panel 2

    The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee held a hearing on the effectiveness of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction at detecting and…

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    Management of Arlington National Cemetery, Army Officials Panel

    Army officials testified about mismanagement of contracts at Arlington National Cemetery and their investigation into the mismanagement and faulty practices at the cemetery. According…

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    Management of Arlington National Cemetery, Management Panel

    Witnesses testified about mismanagement at Arlington National Cemetery. According to an Army report, as many as 6,600 graves were misidentified, improperly marked, or indicated…

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    Oversight of Afghanistan Contracts

    Witnesses testified about steps taken to ensure adequate management and oversight of contracts in Afghanistan, and whether lessons learned from contracting oversight in Iraq were being…

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