For first time, Pentagon budget will contain reform investments

Defense News: The Pentagon’s fiscal year 2020 budget request will feature a special section focused entirely on investments that will drive reforms and save taxpayers money long-term, according to the number three official at the department.

“For the first time in the department’s history there will be a formal reform budget within the budget book. And we currently have more than 50 reform initiatives that will be reflected,” Lisa Hershman, the department’s acting chief management officer, told Defense News in a Feb. 5 interview.

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