The president’s pick to lead the Interior Department may have more direct experience than his predecessor, but the concerns about ethics and department leadership have not abated.
In today’s Federal Newscast, two senators want to reverse steps Congress took last year to begin a comprehensive review of medical facilities at the Veterans Affairs Department.
With Democrats back in control of the House of Representatives, unions and groups representing workers, retirees, managers and executives are increasingly confident they can deliver a substantial raise to white collar feds next year.
After getting a scolding from Congress, DoD is standing by its report on climate change and military installations.
Air Force Lt. Col. Sam Kidd, general counsel and a professional staff member of the Section 809 panel, said buying commercial products and services has become too cumbersome and slow for the Pentagon.
Milica Green, a compliance subject matter expert at Telos Corporation, explains why legislation could help give the cloud security program a reboot.
In today’s Federal Newscast, three Senate Democrats want to take federal retirement cuts off the table in the proposed 2020 budget resolution.
The Agriculture Department said it plans to make a final recommendation on a new location for both the Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture in early May.
As Congress piles on new initiatives for the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement, the agency is struggling to keep up with the IT updates that those new or enhanced programs demand.
The Defense Department is capitalizing on findings in its first audit, but it will be years before opinions are clean.
Lawmakers say a decrease in funding for Energy’s 2020 budget could hurt “critical” energy and national security programs, as well as global competitiveness. Secretary Rick Perry defends cuts, claiming the agency is becoming more sustainable with its investments.
In today’s Federal Newscast, staffing cuts at the IRS have limited its ability to conduct audits, according to the Government Accountability Office.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee passed a bipartisan bill Tuesday that would “ban the box” and prohibit federal agencies and contractors from asking a job applicant about their criminal history until after they’ve made a conditional employment offer.
Some politicians have been after the Federal Employees Retirement System since it replaced the more generous Civil Service Retirement System program during the Reagan administration.