The Agriculture Department on Wednesday told employees impacted by the upcoming relocation to Kansas City they shouldn’t be concerned with violating the Antideficiency Act when submitting for relocation reimbursements.
By now there have been plenty of stories about the hardships the longest government shutdown in history created for the federal workforce. But new research from Weber State University is among the first to try to quantify the impacts.
When most people think about agency oversight, what springs to mind are Congressional hearings. But a huge proportion of the government’s oversight functions happen out of public view.
In today’s Federal Newscast, an investigation into Marines accused of helping smuggle migrants into the United States led to the arrest Thursday of 16 of their fellow Marines at California’s Camp Pendleton, just north of the U.S.-Mexico border.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Security Agency is bringing together its foreign intelligence and cyber defense missions into a new directorate.
US attorneys asked the U.S. Court of Appeals, which last week overturned a lower court’s 2018 decision to invalidate key provisions of the president’s three workforce executive orders, to allow their immediate enforcement.
Brian Weeden at the Secure World Foundation joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more discussion.
Turns out the plan to move Washington-based civil servants closer to the geographic areas they deal with, and the taxpayers they serve, isn’t as cut-and-dried as getting a new Amazon facility.
Also in today’s Federal Newscast, USDA is facing more congressional backlash for its plans to relocate two research bureaus to Kansas City, and the DoD Inspector General says former Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White misused her subordinates’ time.
Many people still in government can remember when federal agencies near the White House had windows that opened and fans struggled to create a breeze.
Tom Temin argues it’s not the idea that’s problematic — it’s the way Congress presents it.
The State Department’s top HR official told members of the House committee she’s doubling down on the agency’s commitment to recruit the next generation of diplomats.
Federal Occupational Health, a fee-for-service agency housed within the Department of Health and Human Resources, saw a dramatic turnaround in its Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey scores between fiscal 2015 and 2018.
While April and May produced record low numbers, June took a different turn as OPM received more retirement claims with less being processed.