The White House plans on spending 5 percent more to secure federal networks and data in 2020, with more than half of the funding going toward Defense Department cybersecurity. Get this story and others in today’s Federal Newscast.
Automatic General Schedule step increases, the lengthy federal hiring process and the retirement supplement for certain employees are among the issues Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) has highlighted in his annual waste book.
President Donald Trump has announced his intent to nominate Dale Cabaniss to be the permanent director of the Office of Personnel Management. The agency has been without permanent leadership for five months.
President Donald Trump signed the 2019 spending bill into law, securing a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal employees that will be retroactive to Jan. 1.
The Navy plans to eliminate its office of Assistant Secretary for Installations, Energy and Environment in favor of a new Senate-confirmed position: Assistant Secretary for Information Management.
Federal Protective Service was formerly housed in the General Services Administration, and has been part of the Department of Homeland Security for 15 years. Yet it doesn’t seem to quite fit anywhere.
One of the administration’s signature initiatives — deregulation, or reregulation — is an effort that involves both the White House and many that remain without appropriations.
GSA’s contractor database incident and USDA’s reorganization plans were among the most popular stories last year.
Agriculture Sonny Perdue has famously proposed moving the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) out of Washington. A former NIFA director is skeptical of the merits.
For the Trump administration, 2018 was a productive year filled small, but productive steps toward its goal of modernizing the federal workforce. But it was a very different kind of year for federal employee unions.