In today's Federal Newscast: Thrift Savings Plan participants can now manage their installment payments in My Account. The General Services Administration is asking whether another change is required in the way agencies buy cloud services. And it's negative over positive when it comes to the public judging experiences with federal services.
For service members or civilians aboard the nation's ships and planes, nothing is worse than a culture of assault, bullying and sexual harassment. Yet those were widespread on the craft operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
President Joe Biden has nominated former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley to lead the Social Security Administration. If confirmed, O'Malley would run one of the biggest social programs in the nation and grapple with the surrounding uncertainty over its funding. Roughly 70 million people — including retirees, disabled people and children — receive Social Security benefits. O’Malley served as Maryland’s governor from 2007 to 2015 and was Baltimore mayor for two terms. O'Malley was a Democratic presidential candidate in 2016 but has ruled out running again. Biden on Wednesday said O’Malley “has spent his career making government more accessible and transparent, while keeping the American people at the heart of his work.”
U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Julius S. Caesar (Ret.) joins host Aileen Black on this week's Leaders and Legends.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy tells Federal News Network in an interview that USPS may need to hire about 300,000 employees over the next decade just to keep its current headcount. But the overall size of the future USPS workforce is subject to change.
The 2003 crash of the Space Shuttle Columbia sparked big changes at NASA. That's when its Engineering and Safety Center got established, in order to provide safety oversight and a culture more attuned to safety.
The annual Feds Feed Families campaign has raised nearly 100 million pounds of food since 2009. The 2023 campaign, just a few weeks in, has the goal of gathering more than eight million pounds of food this year.
For nearly 18 months, the United States and its allies have shored up Ukraine with advanced weapons and ammunition. Early on, a policy office deep in the Pentagon coordinated efforts to enlist more than 50 countries to gather up not only weapons, but also medical supplies, ambulances and clothing. Laura Cooper is Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia, or RUE. For her work in to help Ukraine, she's a finalist in this year's Service to America Medals program, orchestrated by the non-partisan Partnership for Public Service.
Major General Johnny Davis, commanding general of U.S. Army Recruiting Command and Fort Knox, joins host Aileen Black on this week's Leaders and Legends, to discuss how investing in your team can make you a more effective leader.
Austin Yerks, president and founder of AJY III Government Strategies, joins host Aileen Black on this week's Leaders and Legends to discuss leadership development and how to solve difficult client challenges.
The National Archives is more than just a bunch of warehouses filled with old paper. Archiving and managing records is a profession unto itself. Now the Archives' National Historical Publications and Records Commission has established a leadership institute at the University of Virginia.
Federally Employed Women (FEW) has a new president, and she's got ideas.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is among the oldest enduring federal programs. Now, the Agriculture Department has found a way to help recipients eat well even if they live in what's known as a food desert: no access to supermarkets or high quality food.
Take a look at our gallery of agencies across the government in celebration of Independence Day!