May 25, 2024

Vet Benefits Tied to Big Social Security Raise

Veterans are poised to receive the biggest cost of living boost in 40 years with Congress guaranteeing they’ll receive the same cost-of-living boost as Social Security payouts, predicted at about 8.7% for 2023. That would be the highest annual increase since 1981.

Big Boost Proposed for DIU Budget

House lawmakers eye 70% funding boost for Pentagon’s commercial innovation hub, charged with transitioning commercial technology for military use. The unit’s leader, Mike Brown, unexpectedly announced in April he would retire from the position in September, reportedly over concerns about a lack of support for the DIU’s mission.