After a bipartisan group of senators expressed concern, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is reconsidering its plans to expand the I fund benchmark to emerging markets. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has said he’ll introduce new legislation to prevent the TSP from moving the I fund to this benchmark.
OMB, the CIO Council and GAO are revamping the FITARA scorecard to include metrics around citizen services, customer satisfaction and mission delivery.
Interparty relations on Capitol Hill seem to be worsening by the day. For more details, Bloomberg Government’s Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) would give federal employees bonuses, for flagging agency programs with more money than they can spend.
A scathing review by VA’s inspector general found the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection failed to meet the missions Congress gave it, and may have actually put whistleblowers in danger.
OMB acting director Russ Vought highlighted the lack of funding as one of several decisions by the Senate that will impact agencies in the fiscal 2020 consolidated spending bill.
A new bill would require the relocation of 10 departments and 90% of their Washington, D.C.-based employee positions to economically distressed areas of the country by 2033. But AFGE is pushing back.
Virginia Senator Mark Warner says the Trump administration has dragged the intelligence community it and its leaders into politics.
Former White House controller Dave Mader provides highlights of detailed advice for agencies on coping with the requirements of two new transparency laws.
In today’s Federal Newscast, new legislation from Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) would give agencies the authority to fire employees and contractors convicted or credibly found to have committed sexual assault while in government.
Despite some efforts, leaders say more needs to be done to take care of guard and reserve members.
In today’s Federal Newscast, over 40 Senate Democrats express opposition to how the Environmental Protection Agency is handling its collective bargaining with the American Federation of Government Employees.
A top U.S. Census Bureau official says the agency has verified millions of addresses and is now kicking off a campaign to recruit and hire as many as 500,000 temporary workers to help with the largest head count in U.S. history next spring
The task force will last as long as six months and give recommendations that may turn into legislation.