Billions have been spent to overhaul the Army's aging weapons plants, but officials say the system needs a fundamental rethinking to make it agile enough to keep up with military requirements.
There are 50,000 people working in the Energy Department's nuclear security enterprise and for obvious reasons, most of them haven't had the option of teleworking during the pandemic.
The Army is finding new ways to partner with the communities around its bases. Thanks to a 2015 law that lets the military services sign service agreements with local governments without the pain of traditional federal contracts, it's reached dozens of Intergovernmental Support Agreements for everything from snow removal to animal control.
Nearly 700 employees at the Environmental Protection Agency said they have no confidence in leadership's ability to keep them safe during the pandemic. They're asking to continue telework until an effective vaccine is available.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said standard community care wait times, similar to the metrics it has for its own health services, aren't necessary, especially if it cleans up its own bureaucratic referral and scheduling process.
In today's Federal Newscast, medical centers at the Department of Veterans Affairs see a slight improvement in staffing shortages over the last year.
FEMA is looking to stay in its leased office space for up another 20 years, and expand its square footage by nearly 20 percent, walking away from plans to relocate its headquarterS to the DHS St. Elizabeths campus in Southeast D.C.
When do you tell tens of thousands of public servants, from Social Security, the IRS and a dozen other operations, that after several months of working from home it's time to return to their “real” and traditional offices?
The General Services Administration, in its capacity as the federal government’s landlord, has been urged by its inspector general to take “immediate action” to improve its communication and cleaning procedures for the coronavirus pandemic.
Much of the agency is still teleworking, but the Social Security Administration told field office employees this week it would begin to recall some to help with the mail and other workloads. But the union representing field office employees says SSA's reentry plans are light on health and safety details.
The Interior Department's inspector general said agency officials gave mostly accurate statements to Congress about its reasons for relocating employees at the Bureau of Land Management. But Interior officials did mislead Congress about lease costs being the primary reason for the move.
Stimson Center co-founder says budget would go further if it were geared for quickly sending forces to trouble spots rather than keeping them in one place.
Some old pieces of the nation's critical infrastructure are too difficult or expensive to replace, but they can be preserved and improved.
For the past few weeks pundits, columnists and commentators, some of whom wouldn’t know a letter carrier from a clerk or mail handler, have been discovering and dissecting the U.S. Postal Service.