The House, after some initial reluctance, is taking steps for members and their staff to work remotely more easily during the coronavirus pandemic.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) said that before the COVID-19 pandemic, USPS and Treasury had negotiated lifting the Postal Service’s borrowing cap. But in return, he said Treasury asked for greater oversight of USPS.
The IRS faces a three-pronged challenge: disbursing stimulus checks, extending the tax filing season to July 15 and carrying all of this out with about half of its employees working from home.
For the United States to stay on top of the global arms race for artificial intelligence, a commission stood up by Congress recommends a two-fold path: collaborate with its closest allies, and double the amount of research spending proposed by the Trump administration.
With USPS now keeping tracking the deaths of its employees from the coronavirus pandemic, the agency is doing everything it can to continue normal operations,
To optimize self-response, the Census Bureau has launched a robust effort weeding out misleading or false information about the 2020 count.
Given its current financial situation, only set to worsen under the pandemic, USPS and its unions fear the agency may not have the cash on hand to continue operations past this summer.
The National Treasury Employees Union is telling IRS employees to prepare for an evacuation notice that would send all of its employees home during the coronavirus pandemic.
The president has signed the $2 trillion stimulus and emergency supplemental appropriations package into law. It will have implications for federal employees and their agencies, retirees and contractors.
Artificial intelligence, supercomputing and advanced data analytics will play a significant role in the Trump administration’s long-term response to the coronavirus.
Aside from technical issues like capacity, federal IT and cybersecurity officials say management and workplace culture issues remain a persistent challenge in maintaining regular operations through telework.
The same night President Donald Trump signed a $100 billion coronavirus aid package into law, four of the largest postal unions requested a similar relief package for the Postal Service, which has already been facing a looming financial crisis.
Barely a week into the rollout of the 2020 Census, the Census Bureau has suspended all decennial hiring and onboarding until at least April 1, as part of its contingency planning amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Federal agencies have requested an additional $45.8 billion in funding for 2020 alone, which the White House said is necessary for its governmentwide response to the coronavirus. Extra telework support is at the top of the list.