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.
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.
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.
The administration’s proposal to revamp OPM would not be the death-knell of the Civil Service. In fact, Commentator Jeff Neal said let’s try the approach. If it doesn’t work, it’s up to Congress to fix it.
Find out what has to happen for Congress to approve a pay raise for federal workers and what’s the latest on the Trump Administrations’ plans to re-train what is sees as an aging, tech-challenged workforce on this week’s Your Turn.
Narrowly avoiding a shutdown, the House and Senate will go into recess with the proposed pay raise still potentially on the chopping block.
TSA Administrator David Pekoske managed to mostly reassure lawmakers, with one major exception: they aren’t pleased about the agency’s decision to redact certain documents, and its refusal to turn over others in response to a subpoena.
New Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie addressed Congress for the first time since his confirmation about 60 days ago.
A toxic culture among leadership at the Transportation Security Administration is decimating employee morale and retention, according to a new report from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
Most of the talk on the Hill this week has been concerning the confirmation hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday. While that is certainly a pressing matter, Congress has other important business.
In today’s Federal Newscast, six Democratic senators ask the Justice Department’s inspector general to look into how the General Services Administration came to its decision to leave the FBI headquarters in D.C.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the State Department said the breach potentially exposed the personally identifiable information of about 1 percent of its employees.
Last year, Congress was all about continuing resolutions and a lapse in appropriation. This year a few appropriations bills are already past conference and ready to send to the White House.