The past few months have been particularly challenging for the IRS, with budget ups and downs, a long government shutdown and a complex new tax code.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Agriculture Department’s Inspector General found the U.S. Forest Service is not quickly acting on sexual assault and harassment allegations.
The 116th Congress has other things to do besides argue border wall funding and shutdown prevention when return from recess next week. Bloomberg Government’s Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive with the details.
The timing of the third shutdown of 2018 and the implementation of 2017 tax reform created major paycheck and cash flow problems for tens of thousands around the nation.
In the omnibus spending bill President Donald Trump signed into law last week, CIOs at the Agriculture and State departments received specific empowerments provisions.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) is asking the Defense Department which military projects will lose funding due to Donald Trump diverting $3.5 billion from military construction accounts to build a wall on the southern border.
A vessel that bears the name of Oklahoma’s second-largest city has been commissioned as the newest warship in the U.S. Navy’s fleet. The USS Tulsa was commissioned on Saturday at a pier in San Francisco.
The comprehensive spending package will give Oversight.gov — a one-stop shop for inspectors general reports— the modest $2 million it requested last fall to expand the website’s capabilities.
A new select committee is tasked with finding ways to update how Congress conducts day-to-day business. It has one year to provide recommendations.
Some privatized military housing is rat infested and full of mold. DoD and management companies had few answers as to how it got so bad.
President Donald Trump signed the 2019 spending bill into law, securing a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal employees that will be retroactive to Jan. 1.
Labor groups representing Federal Aviation Administration employees warned House lawmakers another partial government shutdown would further harm the agency’s ability to recruit and retain highly skilled staff.
We’ll know soon enough about the latest shutdown, but the pay raise is a little more complicated. H.R. 790 passed the House easily but has remained stagnant in the Senate since Jan. 31.
A 1.9 percent pay raise looks more likely for federal employees in 2019, as lawmakers finalize a spending package designed to avoid another government shutdown.