In today’s Federal Newscast, a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee bill would create stronger laws to prevent political appointees from becoming career federal employees.
The Government Accountability Office said it received more than 2,600 protests in fiscal 2018, which was less than a 1 percent increase over 2017.
The Defense Department is putting an emphasis on jointness and addressing injuries in the field in order to ensure military competitiveness.
The Office of Management and Budget is launching a cyber reskilling academy to identify the next generation of IT talent from those already working in the ranks of the federal government.
The newly installed chief of the U.S. Forest Service has promised to change the agency’s culture of widespread harassment, misconduct and retaliation. But what would that take?
Like all large departments, the US Postal Service has a comprehensive ethics policy and program. But how effective is it?
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Integrated Digital Experience Act calls for digitizing government processes and establishing minimum standards for federal websites.
The Transportation Department could do a bit more to help inform harried passengers about the limited rights they do have.
With the Office of Management and Budget soon to release the draft version of its federal data strategy, forward-thinking agency program offices see opportunities to leverage their data to get a better sense of how much performance they get out of each dollar in their budgets.
Individuals enrolled in the Office of Personnel Management’s free identity protection service don’t need to take action while recompetes its existing contract over the next six months. OPM’s existing contract was supposed to expire on Dec. 31, 2018.
The Defense Department is talking the talk, but there is no walk in the spending numbers.
Norfolk Naval Shipyard is working on a priority list and a 20-year plan to begin upgrading its facilities, including buildings that date back to the 1830s, and equipment from the World War II era.
A recent GAO report concluded that employees believe agencies are doing reasonably well on four of OPM’s Five Phases of Performance Management, with improvement needed on rewarding.
In today’s Federal Newscast, after requests from Congress, the Government Accountability Office will look into how the Department of Veterans Affairs developed its strategy for its electronic health record modernization program.