Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.), ranking member of the government operations subcommittee, is calling on OPM to facilitate return-to-work plans for the federal workforce as soon as possible. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) is urging a more cautious approach.
Disparities in vaccine hesitancy could effect readiness, the authors state.
Even as it debates a trillion here and a trillion there, Congress hasn't overlooked some of the close-to-home issues like federal pay.
Moving quickly on directions from Congress, the Trump Administration dissolved what had been DoD's third highest-ranking position during its last week in office. The Biden Administration hasn't yet decided if it wants to alter those plans.
As pandemic guidelines change, the House Oversight and Reform Committee advanced legislation that would require specific workplace safety plans from federal agencies as they prepare to reopen offices.
The Government Accountability Office identified an additional 112 steps this year that agencies and Congress could take to eliminate overlap and duplication within an untold number of federal programs and initiatives.
Every year the Pentagon develops a global force management plan to determine how it will deploy assets around the world. But the Defense Department's regional combatant commanders are allowed to ask for more.
The Veterans Benefits Administration said it can recover its disability claims backlog relatively quickly, but Congress is concerned the agency is relying on contractors to get the bulk of the work done.
Brandon Wales, the acting director of CISA, told Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs members about the agency’s four priorities to improve federal networks.
For one view of what's ahead, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to the new Senate Sergeant at Arms Ret. Army Lt. Gen. Karen Gibson.
In today's Federal Newscast, a new Government Accountability Office report finds that the Defense Department is relying too much on GPS.
More money to expand the IRS and raises for TSA officers - both are on the agenda as Congress returns to Washington this week.
Employees worry recent initiatives designed to raise the profile of diversity and inclusion within the Department of Veterans Affairs won't trickle down to local facilities and mid-management.
The move is the first step in a break from the traditional chain of command structure handling crimes.