In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office found the agencies excluded more than $271 million in building costs per year, between fiscal 2015 through 2018.
The bill creates a tenant bill of rights and makes it easier for DoD to punish housing contractors.
Federal employees will have up to 12 weeks of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster of a new child starting in October 2020, if Congress passes and the president signs the annual defense policy bill into law.
In its most specific take yet on the Trump administration’s proposed merger of the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration, Congress also commissioned the National Academy of Public Administration to conduct a top-to-bottom review of OPM.
The final agreement maintains the NDAA’s decades-long reputation of must-pass legislation, but punts thorny border issues to the still-unsettled appropriations process.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen calls informal rulemaking by federal agencies the fuel of explosive growth of the administrative state.
Time is running out for Congress to finish the 2020 defense authorization bill.
Jon Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Sheld to discuss supply chain risk management, agile software development and the policy highlights of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Labor Relations Authority and OPM said a 2018 Supreme Court decision opens up existing law to a new interpretation.
The House-passed 2020 defense authorization bill includes paid family leave for federal employees, as well as another legislative attempt to block the Trump administration’s proposed OPM-GSA merger.