The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will examine a recent Congressional Budget Office report Thursday morning, which says government spends 17 percent more compensating its employees compared to the private sector.
Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), President Donald Trump's pick to run the Office of Management and Budget, heads to a full Senate vote after getting the green light from two committees Thursday.
Companies are now for the first time sharing cyber threat indicators with the Department of Homeland Security.
The Senate left hundreds of amendments on the floor when it passed the defense authorization bill. Federal News Radio takes a look at some of the more interesting ones.
The National Treasury Employees Union joined the nation's largest federal workers union in endorsing Hillary Clinton for president.
In Wednesday's federal headlines, the White House released a cyber deterrence policy after repeated calls from Congress to do so.
The Pentagon bolsters its plea for $1 trillion in nuclear modernization funds as the weapons age and funding is limited.
Why would a giant federal union endorse a presidential dark horse this early? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it may be a message to another contender.
The Department of Homeland Security's deputy secretary said a bill that would help the private sector share information with the government is much-needed. Critics of the bill worry about citizens' privacy.
The Veterans Affairs Department reduced the number of pending disability claims by 267,000 over the last year. Veterans are also waiting 119 days less than they did a year ago for their claims to be processed.
Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced the measure that includes dozens of provisions that expand benefits and hiring programs and grants advance appropriations to most of the Veterans Affairs' accounts. Senate Veterans Affairs chairman suggested paying for the changes by reducing DoD's wartime budget.
At his nomination hearing before a Senate committee Tuesday, President Barack Obama's pick to serve in the Veterans Affairs Department's No. 2 management slot pledged to tackle a host of challenges plaguing the department. Sloan Gibson, the president and CEO of the nonprofit USO, told members of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee if confirmed to be the VA's deputy director he would tackle the longstanding backlog of disability claims and will work to find common ground with the Defense Department on a new strategy for a joint electronic-health records system. The committee also considered the nominations of Linda Schwartz to be the assistant VA secretary for policy and planning and Constance Tobias to serve as the chair of VA's Board of Veterans' Appeals.
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, the Military Officers Association of America, the American Foreign Service Association and others rally against any potential or real proposals to change how the government calculates cost of living adjustments. The groups propose using the CPI-E formula to measure the impact of inflation on retirees, veterans and others.
At a recent health IT demonstration, the Veterans Affairs Department showcased nine different technologies that it hopes will change how it delivers health care. The agency is testing medical mobile apps on iPads with 1,000 severely injured veterans.