In today's Federal Newscast, Congress wants more transparency about the use of Other Transaction Authority in Defense spending.
In today's Federal Newscast: The Federal pay gap between men and woman has narrowed, but it's still there. Two congressmen want to stop government funding that pays for experiments on house cats. And Joint Chiefs' Chairman said America needs a bigger Navy.
In today's Federal Newscast, a report by the MITRE Corporation found 16 key concerns with the quality and accuracy of data available to the PRAC.
The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over whether the Trump administration can exclude people in the country illegally from the count used for divvying up congressional seats.
Census Bureau officials have compressed the 2020 deadline to deliver apportionment data to Congress and the president by the end of the year, but haven’t committed to meeting that deadline if the accuracy of the data isn’t sufficient.
The Supreme Court has ruled that the Trump administration can end census field operations early, in a blow to efforts to make sure minorities are properly counted in the crucial once-a-decade tally
The ruling by the three judges on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco was a split decision for the Trump administration and a coalition of civil rights groups and local governments that had challenged the administration’s 2020 census schedule.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence has extended waivers for agencies requesting more time to excise that gear from their networks.
A federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at the end of September
A draft continuing resolution from House Democrats would also restrict agencies from implementing employee furloughs, set a new fee structure for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and fund several large agency projects. But Republicans have expressed opposition to the measure.
Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham said the bureau so far has counted 93% of households in the United States, and expects to reach 95% by the end of the week.
The Census Bureau will wrap up field operations for the 2020 count in less than 20 days, but enumerators have yet to count 15% of the population in 10 states, leaving experts to raise questions the overall quality of the data.
Two days after a federal judge ordered the U.S. Census Bureau to stop temporarily winding down operations for the 2020 census, the statistical agency says it's refraining from laying off some census takers and it's restoring some quality-control steps
Stuck between delays from the coronavirus pandemic and the Trump administration’s instruction to still complete the count on time, the Census Bureau is working on a compressed timeline to wrap up field operation and process the data.