Government has the job of being an honest broker of information, if agencies can stay open to issue it.
The IRS is still reeling from the effects of the 35-day shutdown that ended last month, according to the agency’s taxpayer watchdog office.
Some 1,150 housing contracts expired during the 35-day government shutdown, but the Department of Housing and Urban Development said the situation could have been avoided if its contract management system wasn’t more than 30 years old.
Terry Gerton, president of NAPA, and Bill Valdez, president of the Senior Executives Association, detail three steps Congress and the Trump administration could take to ensure a reliable and fully functional government.
All four leaders of the Armed Services Committees oppose using military construction funds for a border wall.
Tentative budget agreement to keep government operating gives Trump far less money than he sought for border wall
Guest commentator Jeff Neal explains why his long-time optimism about working for the federal government may be fading if another shutdown happens this month or in October.
Even without the up-and-down appropriations negotiations it would be a busy week on Capitol Hill. Firewall Editor in Chief David Hawkings shared more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Representative Mark Takano (D-Calif.) is launching an official investigation into the influence of three members of President Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago golf club, on recent personnel and policy decisions at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The most important thing is usable information that’s easy to find. Some agencies fall short.
As agencies plan for the possibility of another government shutdown at the end of this week, the American Federation of Government Employees is telling its members to prepare as well.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management answered some lingering questions that popped up due to the recent partial government shutdown.
Federal agencies are reportedly suffering glitches to get back pay to essential and furloughed employees from the recent partial government shutdown.
The Office of Personnel Management has also answered additional questions about the status of federal employee probationary periods, career ladder promotions and other human resources questions after the government shutdown.