Michael Horowitz

Federal prisons are facing threats from drones dropping contraband, surveilling facilities

Just when you think things can’t get worse, consider that the Bureau of Prisons is facing. A growing threat of surveillance of its facilities, and the…

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Unions raise coronavirus safety concerns over frontline CBP, VA employees

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AFGE sues for hazard pay for federal employees working through coronavirus pandemic

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Michael Horowitz, DOJ IG

DOJ IG highlights data, staffing issues at BOP, departmentwide

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Michael Horowitz, Justice Department's inspector general, testifies at a House hearing in 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department's inspector general, testifies at a House hearing in 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Insider threats, homegrown terrorists and prison overpopulation top list of Justice Department challenges

Facing an aging workforce and unanswered questions over the legality of some of its work, Justice Department leaders will have several challenging problems…

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Veterans make up growing share of federal workforce so why is their morale faltering?

Nearly three in every 10 new employees hired by the federal government have worked for Uncle Sam before — in uniform. But even as the federal government…

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Agencies suffering reductions in services even before furloughs occur

Employees at TSA, CBP and Bureau of Prisons will no longer be able to work overtime. SSA offers its employees a new round of early retirements to deal with budget shortfalls. AFGE continues to press Congress, White House to stop sequestration.

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