Both House and Senate budget committees are not holding hearings with senior Office of Management and Budget leaders this year, for the first time in the committees’ history.
The Merit Systems Protection Board has reversed the VA’s firing of Linda Weiss, who was the director of the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center in upstate New York.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the Air Force plans to increase its spending on training by $1 billion over the next five years.
Though President Barack Obama announced he is proposing a 1.6 percent pay raise for federal employees in 2017, the head of the American Federation of Government Employees said it’s still not enough.
A powerful House lawmaker has issued a subpoena to get documents from the Office of Personnel Management related to the massive federal employee data breach.
Senior officials from the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps lay out plans to integrate women into combat roles before the Senate Armed Forces Committee.
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) and Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.) introduce legislation to clarify and protect certain due process rights of federal employees serving in sensitive positions.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is pushing back against a critical report on his agency’s cybersecurity efforts.
A retired Air Force Master Sergeant has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to disclosing confidential procurement information and filing a false tax return.
The Department of Justice rules on one of the biggest cases of disability fraud in the Veterans Affairs Department’s history.
A bipartisan group of seven members of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee wrote to every major agency and several smaller ones seeking information about the cyber defects announced by Juniper Networks in December.
The Office of Inspector General for the EPA is looking into the agency’s response to the contamination of the city of Flint, Michigan’s community water system, including the EPA’s exercise of its oversight authority.
Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) introduced the Administrative Leave Act. The bill creates new administrative leave categories specifically for federal employees accused of misconduct or poor performance and going through an investigation. It sets up a multi-step process for agencies and their employees.
Rep. Dennis Ross (R-Fla.) introduced legislation requiring the Office of Personnel Management to submit an annual report to Congress listing use of “official time” by federal employees.