Millions and millions of people in the eastern part of the country felt an earthquake that originated in Virginia. The magnitude 5.8 quake occurred 10 years ago today, and yet damage in some places is still under repair.
For the latest assessment of the project, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to the managing director of infrastructure operations at the Government Accountability Office Terry Dorn.
Robin Carnahan, the administrator of the General Services Administration, said in her first interview since being confirmed by the Senate that she wants GSA to be a place for great customer service and have an empowered workforce.
Attorney Elyssa Santos-Abrams hosted the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's latest Federal Sector Case Update workshop for attorneys, mediators, human resource personnel, union officials and EEO professionals.
Agencies are being told to collect certifications about employees' and on-site contractors' vaccination status on a new standardized form. Those who decline to answer will be treated as though they're unvaccinated; those who lie could face penalties.
Tom Temin spoke to James Balocki, the acting principal deputy assistant Secretary of the Navy for energy, installations and environment, at the Sea Air Space conference.
The Pentagon says one of its police officers has died after being stabbed during a burst of violence at a transit center outside the building, and a suspect was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene
WTOP Capitol Hill correspondent Mitchell Miller explained further on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
In today's Federal Newscast, the federal employee vaccination mandate expected from the White House may not go down easy.
GSA, through its Public Buildings Services, manages about 371 million square feet of real estate across almost 9,000 workspaces, owns about 1,700 of those properties and leases the rest on behalf of tenant agencies.
The agency said employees who are not fully vaccinated must still wear a mask in situations where they can’t maintain a six-foot distance. However, the agency said it will not require any employee to provide proof of vaccination.
The Navy and Air Force want to shed existing weapons systems to free up funds for great power competition. Many of those systems really are old, but not all.
Lawmakers want leadership to address problems at the VA's law enforcement arm, including high officer turnover and gaps in tracking use-of-force incidents
A Senate measure would bolster safety for when feds returned to the office. This and more updates from WTOP Capitol Hill correspondent Mitchell Miller.