In today’s Federal Newscast, Senators say the Office of Personnel Management has refused briefings on the topic of guiding the government through the pandemic.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Pentagon’s inspector general will take the lead in trying to head off waste, fraud and abuse in the newly-passed coronavirus spending package.
Defense leaders were on Capitol Hill to defend their 2021 budget proposal on Wednesday, but were peppered with criticism about the administration’s decision to move 2020 funds to build the president’s border wall without lawmakers’ consent.
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.
Time is running out for Congress to finish the 2020 defense authorization bill.
The Defense Department is taking a hard look at its programs into 2025.
The main sticking point between the House and Senate versions is the topline number. The Senate bill authorizes an additional $17 billion for the Defense Department, which the House argues would be used for pet projects like the border wall.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the new local union at the Agriculture Department’s Economic Research Service estimate four out of five employees will decline to relocate out of the national capital region.
Dunford says the holes in readiness are filled, but the military needs to build on its competitive edge.
The House Appropriations Committee bill moves tens of billions of dollars into the base budget, possibility setting up a sequestration showdown.