Lawmakers introduced legislation to publish standards for granting, denying or revoking security clearances.
On a the heels of Sunshine Week, a new study from the Government Accountability Office points to a variety of examples where agencies could improve compliance with their own ethics programs and shed light on basic information about executive branch political appointees.
House Armed Services Chairman Adam Smith says a $733 billion budget for defense is doable.
Sen. James Lankford says whatever retirement changes occur should only apply to new hires. Hear this story and more in today’s Federal Newscast.
Many current government officials were baffled by the strange, sometimes rowdy and downright undignified behavior of testy civil servants during the recent government shutdown.
Several members of Congress have declared the President’s proposed cuts to federal employee retirement “dead on arrival,” while at least one Republican has expressed more of an interest in developing a new system for prospective employees.
The commander of the nation’s top cyber security agencies — the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command — will not confirm that he has recommended the two agencies split from one another next year.
The General Services Administration sent the House a letter from the FBI which took full responsibility for deciding to keep its headquarters downtown.
Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan told lawmakers that he’s already trying to stand up a small office around robotic process automation, a specific type of artificial intelligence aimed towards improving business practices.
The annual winter presentation of the president’s budget is akin to other ancient rituals which have since lost their original purpose.
Guest columnist Jeff Neal says there is not a lot of room on the congressional calendar this fiscal year to have a serious discussion about civil service issues.
The Defense Department has approved a new policy that will largely bar transgender troops and military recruits from transitioning to another sex
The Trump administration’s 2020 budget proposal for government spending gives a big boost to the Pentagon and other security-related agencies, while calling for a cut of more than $2.7 trillion in federal civilian spending over the next ten years.
With more of what to expect from Congress, The Firewall Editor in Chief David Hawkings joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.