Besides the tragedy-comedy drama over selection of a House Speaker, there is a rather potent agenda for the 118th Congress. Authorizations. Appropriations are so far off. Debt ceiling. And the gambits Republicans in the house are hoping to launch.
For long-serving federal executives, retirement from government is merely a gateway to a next phase. A case in point is Letitia Long, who retired back in 2014 as director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
In today's Federal Newscast: COVID fraud leads to indictments, convictions and millions recovered, thanks to the efforts of the DHS OIG. Leaders at OPM search for better ways to support their hybrid workforce. And DoD wants to know what it costs to wear a uniform.
Contractors start the new calendar year with customers funded for the fiscal year. But some new rules and procedures will take some attention.
In today's Federal Newscast: The President tries again, 14 months later, to get Gigi Sohn on the FCC. Awash in scandal, Congress calls for more oversight of privatized military housing. And Senators Carper and Collins insist Postmaster General DeJoy formulate a new recruiting and retention plan, as delivery delays persist.
Besides being as crabby as the last Congress, what will the new Congress look like now that there is a slightly larger Democratic advantage in the Senate and a slight Republican advantage in the flipped-to-red House?
The Holman rule gives lawmakers the ability to make changes to federal employees’ salaries and reduce agency staffing.
Like much of the legislation enacted in the past couple of years, the National Defense Authorization Act has something for everybody. That includes the nation's federal and military firefighters.
In today's Federal Newscast, emphasizing the availability of telework for federal jobs may lead to better recruitment and retention.
President Joe Biden has signed a $1.7 trillion bill funding government operations through September 2023, the end of the federal budget year.
Current and former federal technology experts offer their take on why House lawmakers will be more active with oversight and what are some of the emerging hot topics over the next 12 months.
The omnibus budget package is a lot more than a bill to fund government operations. Congress stuffed its five thousand pages with tax and business provisions. Some have real impact.
Current and former federal technology executives say software supply chain security emerged as one of the biggest challenges last year given both the attention by the White House and ongoing cyber concerns.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Federal Bureau of Prisons will have to overhaul its outdated security systems under legislation the president signed yesterday.