The metro Washington, D.C. area is now solidly blue and many local members of Congress will be eligible to lead committees that can affect active and retired government employees.
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner (D) asked the Defense Department for information on how it will fix derelict homes on bases in his home state, this after a news report detailed serious hazards in military housing nationwide.
Federal News Network is tracking which members of the new Democratic House majority are vying for leadership positions that can have a direct impact on federal employees, including Speaker of the House and committee chairmanships.
Since April, the Army has cut more than 60 training and administrative requirements. Top official say the goal is to redirect time and resources into readiness and modernization.
Unions representing federal and postal workers may be among the biggest winner in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Most went all out — though not exclusively — for Democratic candidates.
The Office of Personnel Management said agencies should continue to bargain in “good faith” and comply with the provisions of the president’s executive orders that haven’t been overturned in a recent court order.
The Veterans Affairs Department’s decision to abandon official time for some employees may set up further legal battles over the matter — and the president’s executive orders.
For the third month in a row, the Office of Personnel Management’s retirement claims backlog has ticked upward.
Come January, Democrats will control the House while Republicans will control the Senate and the White House. So at least two years of divided government are expected.
After interference by Russian during the 2016 presidential race caught federal officials flat-footed, the Department of Homeland Security worked with states to secure election systems from cyber threats.