A new select committee is tasked with finding ways to update how Congress conducts day-to-day business. It has one year to provide recommendations.
As Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen packs her bags for a much-anticipated move to a new headquarters across the Anacostia River next month, the General Services Administration has proposed demolishing five historic buildings on the St. Elizabeths campus in order to keep plans for a consolidated DHS headquarters on track.
Bipartisan support is growing for a proposed bill to remove barriers to federal employment for people with a criminal record.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss more about contracting oversight.
Lawmakers introduced legislation to publish standards for granting, denying or revoking security clearances.
On a the heels of Sunshine Week, a new study from the Government Accountability Office points to a variety of examples where agencies could improve compliance with their own ethics programs and shed light on basic information about executive branch political appointees.
House Armed Services Chairman Adam Smith says a $733 billion budget for defense is doable.
Sen. James Lankford says whatever retirement changes occur should only apply to new hires. Hear this story and more in today’s Federal Newscast.
Many current government officials were baffled by the strange, sometimes rowdy and downright undignified behavior of testy civil servants during the recent government shutdown.
Several members of Congress have declared the President’s proposed cuts to federal employee retirement “dead on arrival,” while at least one Republican has expressed more of an interest in developing a new system for prospective employees.
The commander of the nation’s top cyber security agencies — the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command — will not confirm that he has recommended the two agencies split from one another next year.
The General Services Administration sent the House a letter from the FBI which took full responsibility for deciding to keep its headquarters downtown.
Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan told lawmakers that he’s already trying to stand up a small office around robotic process automation, a specific type of artificial intelligence aimed towards improving business practices.
The annual winter presentation of the president’s budget is akin to other ancient rituals which have since lost their original purpose.
Guest columnist Jeff Neal says there is not a lot of room on the congressional calendar this fiscal year to have a serious discussion about civil service issues.