In Tuesday’s Federal Headlines, the Postal Service inspector general says a private company could process mail faster, letting USPS deliver packages more efficiently while also bringing down prices for consumers.
In Monday’s Federal Headlines, the White House has issued a cyber action plan to ensure cybersecurity remains a top priority.
In Friday’s Federal Headlines, DoD is setting up a new system of records to help provide notification to employees affected by the OPM data breach.
In Thursday’s Federal Headlines, the Veterans Affairs Department spent more than any other agency on paid administrative leave in fiscal 2014. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is concerned the VA is putting its employees on paid leave while the department considers pending disciplinary actions.
In Wednesday’s Federal Headlines, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) he is committed to creating an operation plan for the Arctic as the Army moves ahead with its plan to cut 2,700 troops from Alaska by the end of 2017.
In Tuesday’s Federal Headlines, the government is making slow progress in hiring and retaining Hispanic employees, who are the most underrepresented group in the federal workforce.
In Monday’s Federal Headlines, Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) is trying once again to get more funding for the Office of Personnel Management’s cybersecurity budget.
In Friday’s Federal Headlines, three senators are criticizing DoD’s decision to put the University of Phoenix on probation from their tuition assistance program for active-duty military personnel.
In Thursday’s Federal Headlines, the White House, Democrats and a host of good-government groups say the House’s debt-limit aversion bill is a poor substitute for what’s needed to keep the government from defaulting.
In Wednesday’s Federal Headlines, the House passes a bill that supporters say will help streamline DHS to ensure better policy and management efforts since the agency has so many moving parts.
In Tuesday’s Federal Headlines, federal spending on the departments of Defense, Homeland Security and Justice declined from 2014 to 2015. Overall spending increased, however, by nearly $184 billion.
In Monday’s Federal Headlines, the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General has concluded an investigation into an unnamed DOJ attorney who missed work for five months while still collecting a paycheck.
In Friday’s Federal Headlines, the Defense Department is building a cyber database of its workers who were affected by the Office of Personnel Management hack; a Navy civil engineer has been sentenced to 11 years for attempted espionage.
In Thursday’s Federal Headlines, Defense Secretary Ash Carter criticized Congress at the annual Association of the U.S. Army conference for the latest NDAA bill’s form of budgeting; Boeing agrees to pay $18 million to settle allegations it overcharged the Air Force.