House Democrats are sweeping into power on a campaign promise of improving government for ordinary Americans
This year was a crazy one for members of the federal family, with many legislative threats to retirement plans as well as efforts to make it much easier to fire civil servants.
Federal retirement systems, CSRS and FERS, have been under attack for several years, primarily because a group of House Republicans wanted to make the FERS program less costly to taxpayers and less beneficial to its retirees.
Few people feel the whiplash of policy changes and oversight enthusiasms more than career federal executives. Bill Valdez, president of the Senior Executives Association, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for his take.
With election results portending as many as 20 new governors next year, what advice does NASCIO President and Delaware state CIO James Collins have for the affected state IT leaders who want to keep their job?
After 20 years of studying public servants, the IBM Center for the Business of Government has published a sort of summary book with advice for a bumpy future.
Post-midterm election, POGO’s Justin Rood joined Federal Drive to provide tips for government oversight as political divides widen
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.
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.
House Democrats say the Oversight and Government Reform Committee will refocus on investigations of the executive branch, questions of cabinet-level ethics and a new twist on issues that concern the federal workforce.