In a letter to acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert, Sens. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) questioned why the administration didn't warn Congress earlier about the agency's coming financial challenges.
The Trump administration said Thursday it's still preparing a legal analysis for its proposed merger of the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration.
A 3.1% federal pay raise is another step closer to reality, as the House passed the financial services and general appropriations bill with a 224-196 vote Wednesday afternoon. The bill would also throw up several roadblocks to the Trump administration's proposed merger of the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration.
House Democrats joined members of the American Federation of Government Employees on Tuesday to rally against the Trump administration's proposed merger of the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration. Congress on Tuesday also began debate over an appropriations bill that would block the OPM-GSA merger.
Employees at the Office of Personnel Management may face administrative furloughs if Congress doesn't advance the Trump administration's proposal to merge the agency with the General Services Administration, or if lawmakers can't pass permanent 2020 funding by the end of the fiscal year.
A 3.1% federal pay raise in 2020 is another step closer to reality, as appropriators on Tuesday advanced the proposal to the full House for a vote.
The House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee on Monday easily cleared its 2020 funding bill, which includes a 3.1% federal pay raise for civilian employees.
The House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee included a pay raise for civilian employees in its 2020 spending bill.
As lawmakers return to Capitol Hill to continue appropriations discussions this coming week, the Trump administration's proposed OPM-GSA merger will be the elephant in the room.
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At this point, any legislative movement to authorize dismantling OPM is most likely dead in the water. The real question is what Congress and the administration will do next.
Margaret Weichert, acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, acknowledged Tuesday the administration may need more time to carry out the proposed merger with the General Services Administration.
The Office of Personnel Management will begin using the General Services Administration's Centers of Excellence initiative in attempt to modernize OPM's legacy IT systems -- and advance pieces of the Trump administration's proposed reorganization.
In today's Federal Newscast, after the Veterans Affairs Department second attempt at firing the director of its DC facility, VA's case against Brian Hawkins is reportedly falling apart.