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.
The Office of Personnel Management is opening up the government’s wallet and saving employees money in an attempt to bring more cybersecurity experts into agencies.
The provision tells agencies to show how program performance metrics are tied to priority goals.
Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis will relocate from leased space in downtown D.C. to the government-owned Suitland Federal Center in June.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is reiterating the agency’s harassment policies to grantee institutions running NASA-funded programs
In Friday’s Federal Headlines, the Postal Service tested its plan for responding to mass data breaches three times over the last six years.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is demanding answers from Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald after two senior officials accused of mismanagement and misconduct at the Phoenix VA Health Care System returned to work.
In today’s Federal Headlines, Customs and Border Protection said it had its first incursion involving a drone attempting to fly drugs across the border back in November.
NASA is opening a new office to track asteroids and comets that come too close to Earth.
Chairman of the House Armed Services readiness subcommittee Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.) said the full committee will start working on the 2017 defense authorization bill three weeks early.
The cuts will happen between now and early April, according to an announcement the Air Force released on Wednesday. They’ll involve 48 separate installations, but they’re not likely to lead to the firings of many individual workers.
The Pentagon is set to review more than 1100 medals issued since the 9/11 terror attacks for possible upgrade to the Medal of Honor.
In Wednesday’s Federal Headlines, a bipartisan group of nine lawmakers are worried that NASA is falling behind in its technology.