CSBA’s Harrison: Pentagon’s special war funding may stay, even if wars end

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On this week’s In Depth Digest: progress is coming on a strategy to break down the walls between Federal agencies, according to John Kamensky of the IBM Center for the Business of Government; the FBI’s Susan Hanson on how she nailed Alabama prison officials for a brutal murder, and why her story’s not yet complete; free legal help for vets will help them navigate problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs, says Jim Silkenat of the American Bar Association; Rachel Canty of Immigration and Customs Enforcement details how going online for learning is saving money and getting better results; and defense budget expert Todd Harrison of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments believes special war funding in the Defense Department may stick around, even though the wars are supposed to be over.

Photo “The Pentagon January 2008” by David B. Gleason, Chicago, IL. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

In Depth Digest July 21, 2014