In today’s Federal Newscast, the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act cleared the House, bringing service members one step closer to a pay raise.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a newly passed House bill would reform the way the Veterans Affairs Department hires human resources people.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the House and Senate could not agree on a provision in the 2019 defense authorization bill calling for $40,000 Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments for federal employees.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says only 15 out of 53 agencies met DATA Act requirements for complete, timely, and accurate spending data reports.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the president has named Tamara Bonzanto to take over as the new assistant secretary for the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection at the Veterans Affairs Department.
A House bill has been passed out of committee to give agency heads the power to restrict employee access to certain websites, including Facebook and personal emails. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Ala.) said his bill will improve cybersecurity and cut down on information leaks.
House lawmakers are offering different visions of U.S. Postal Service plans to begin offering financial services to help balance its budget.
An internal poll of FBI employees has revealed a striking drop in confidence in the vision of FBI Director Christopher Wray and the bureau’s senior leadership.
Several trade industry groups have urged congressional reform to speed up the security clearance process for federal employees and contractors.
The Veteran Affairs Department has been told it can help stem the rise in veteran suicides by speeding the hiring process for mental health workers.
The Senate has confirmed Emory Rounds as the new director of the Office of Government Ethics. The agency veteran was a surprise nominee considering the strained relationship President Donald Trump has had with the office.
The Senate has announced long-awaited hearings for three nominees to the Merit System Protection Board. The agency that handles appeals from the Civil Service Commission has lack a quorum to do business for more than 18 months.
House Democrats are increasing their pressure on President Donald Trump to rescind his recent executive orders on official time and collective bargaining.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Customs and Border Protection Executive Assistant Commissioner in it’s Field Operations Office Todd Owen says CBP rarely separates family units at ports of entry.