For more insight, Reps. Derek Klimer (D-Wash.) and Tom Graves (R-Ga.) spoke with Federal Drive with Tom Temin at the Rayburn House Office Building.
Bloomberg Government Editorial Director Loren Duggan gave more details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Health and Human Services releases 25 ways the agency can improve how it spends taxpayer money.
Thousands of feds in some of FEHBP’s best and most expensive health plans may be spared from a pending 40% tax on their favorite plans.
Lawmakers have asked Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to allow employees impacted by the upcoming USDA relocation to use telework and other flexibilities to alleviate the burdens of the move to Kansas City. USDA and the American Federation of Government Employees are expected to continue bargaining negotiations over those flexibilities this week.
The Marines will rethink their bonus structure and promotion system.
Progress with the security clearance inventory has put pressure on the Defense Department’s Consolidated Adjudications Facility, which is realigning resources and personnel to work through its own backlog.
Four members of the House Armed Services Committee wrote to President Donald Trump that any further delays to the cloud procurement known as JEDI would harm the Pentagon.
Also in today’s Federal Newscast, USDA is facing more congressional backlash for its plans to relocate two research bureaus to Kansas City, and the DoD Inspector General says former Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White misused her subordinates’ time.
The Air Force will make the reductions through attrition over three years if DoD pulls the trigger on the plan.
Roughly 57% of employees given relocation notices at the Economic Research Service and 67% of such employees at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture have rejected USDA’s reassignment to Kansas City.
Two experts tapped to join the Postal Regulatory Commission are warning of potential disaster for the Postal Service if Congress doesn’t take action now.
Jeff Neal argues that executive orders against collective bargaining and flip-flopping FLRA majorities are not the way to make fundamental changes in civil service policy.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Mark Esper is poised to become the next Defense secretary. If he’s confirmed, one of his first jobs will be to help fill the rest of the vacant politically-appointed positions in the Pentagon.
Federal employee unions, democrats refocus their attention on getting the Senate to agree on provisions in FY 2020 bills to block rollbacks on collective bargaining, official time for feds.