Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said he’s “lost confidence” in Social Security IG Gail Ennis, and is calling on the president to fire her.
Some scammers attempt to steal cash through a money-laundering phone call hoax.
Senate confirms Kurt Campbell as next deputy secretary of state. OMB looks to add a chief customer experience officer. And there is a new leader in the Intelligence Community.
Dem. lawmakers ask GAO to assess damage done to military by Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.). The biggest CIA leak ever gets an ex-employee a 40-year sentence.
In today's Federal Newscast: The American Federation of Government Employees expresses fears about future telework cuts for Social Security employees. The U.S. European Command is seeking federal employees and government contractors to participate in its first-ever AI hackathon. And agencies have until midnight to shut down software that has been hit with dangerous cyber vulnerabilities.
In today's Federal Newscast: The White House is widening the rule prohibiting employers from asking potential employees about their salary history. Cloud infrastructure providers are getting new cybersecurity requirements. And the chaos surrounding Red Sea shipping routes has jacked up the cost to relocate federal employees.
In today's Federal Newscast: The cybersecurity threat from Chinese infiltrators continues to grow, according to an outgoing Army general. The Department of Veterans Affairs got more than 46,000 homeless veterans into permanent housing last year. And employees at Social Security headquarters are ordered to increase in-person work, starting in April.
In today's Federal Newscast: The Navy no longer requires a high school diploma to enlist. A long-time federal technology executive is retiring. And a former acting IG has been sentenced to 18 months in prison in a software-theft conspiracy.
In today's Federal Newscast: Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is expected to make a full recovery, according to doctors at Walter Reed Military Medical Center. The Department of Homeland Security is pushing hard to improve customer experience. And sex and work-culture scandals at the FDIC catch the attention and ire of Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst.
In today's Federal Newscast: The White House has set new expectations for how agencies should support small-business contracting. The Marine Corps is moving away from strictly using the Force Design 2030 label. And it's deadline day, as the White House awaits agency plans on how to decrease telework.
In today's Federal Newscast: The undersecretary of the Air Force said the failure to pass all 12 regular appropriations will have catastrophic effects on the DoD. Feds, who relocate for work, may soon have better coverage of their moving expenses. And National Institutes of Health's governmentwide acquisition contract, adds to its record-breaking number of bid protests.
In today's Federal Newscast: The Government Accountability Office is not impressed with the data used in some important security clearance decisions. The State Department is trying to get more mid-career professionals to join the Foreign Service. And the possibility of repealing Social Security's so-called 'evil twins" is closer than ever to the finish line.
In today's Federal Newscast: The SEC has figured out how its official X account was hacked. The Technology Modernization Fund program management office has new temporary leadership. And the U.S. Navy gives birth to a new pregnancy policy.
In today's Federal Newscast: A District of Columbia federal judge has raised the False Claims Act fine against Gen Digital by $50 million. The Labor Department is trying to help agencies gain access to more disabled job candidates. And DoD has taken another step to make it easier for military retirees and dependents to renew their DoD-issued ID cards online.