Another lawmaker wasnts federal agencies to re-locate out of the Washington metropolitan area. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) introduced a bill authorizing OMB and GSA administrator to chose where agencies should move.
Virginia Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner join a handful of federal employee organizations to advocate for a quick fix to a complex issue buried in the new tax act that’s having unintended and harmful consequences for some federal employees.
Long-awaited guidance from the General Services Administration will help make federal employees whole who must relocate for their job.
A specific population of federal employees, including those new hires and retiring senior executives who relocated for their jobs in 2018, are still seeing unintended consequences of the new tax act.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said by the end of 2019 employees working for the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will be relocated outside the D.C. area.
USDA Deputy Secretary Steve Censky answered questions and tried to alleviate concerns at an Aug. 14 town hall meeting of Economic Research Service (ERS) employees about the impending bureau’s move.