Senate committee supports CAPE -- with some 'tweaks' -- as House lawmakers look to kill it

By Tony Bertuca / June 23, 2023 at 3:22 PM
The Senate Armed Services Committee has passed an annual defense authorization bill that would protect the Pentagon's cost assessment and program evaluation office from House lawmakers who wish to eliminate it , though the upper chamber wants more communication and transparency regarding how CAPE advises senior leaders. The Senate committee’s bill, according to a summary released Friday, “expresses the sense of the Senate that the Office of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (CAPE) is vital to U.S. defense acquisition and...

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