Loren Duggan, editorial director of Bloomberg Government, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss what to expect from Congress in the coming days.
The metro Washington, D.C. area is now solidly blue and many local members of Congress will be eligible to lead committees that can affect active and retired government employees.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Willkie said he is not concerned his agency will be impacted by President Donald Trump’s request that agencies trim their budgets by 5 percent in 2020.
Post-midterm election, POGO’s Justin Rood joined Federal Drive to provide tips for government oversight as political divides widen
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner (D) asked the Defense Department for information on how it will fix derelict homes on bases in his home state, this after a news report detailed serious hazards in military housing nationwide.
Federal News Network is tracking which members of the new Democratic House majority are vying for leadership positions that can have a direct impact on federal employees, including Speaker of the House and committee chairmanships.
Unions representing federal and postal workers may be among the biggest winner in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Most went all out — though not exclusively — for Democratic candidates.
DoD is releasing new policy and a handbook on recent acquisition authorities given to it by Congress.
Some experts say there’s more bipartisan agreement on federal issues than appears at first glance.
Come January, Democrats will control the House while Republicans will control the Senate and the White House. So at least two years of divided government are expected.
After interference by Russian during the 2016 presidential race caught federal officials flat-footed, the Department of Homeland Security worked with states to secure election systems from cyber threats.
House Democrats say the Oversight and Government Reform Committee will refocus on investigations of the executive branch, questions of cabinet-level ethics and a new twist on issues that concern the federal workforce.
Democrats won the House in Tuesday’s midterm elections but several Washington, D.C.-area races and seats important to federal workers were more of a mixed bag.
The election wasn’t really a referendum on federal employees but they had a lot at stake. Margot Conrad, director of Federal Workforce Programs at the Partnership for Public Service, offered her perspective.