In a letter to House leadership, a group of congressional Democrats said new paid parental leave benefits should extend to federal employees who recently had or will have a new child before the original Oct. 1 implementation date.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan coalition in the House sees public support for the Postal Service as leverage to give the agency emergency funding.
A bipartisan coalition in the House is putting pressure on the Senate and White House to approve emergency funding for the Postal Service before it runs out of cash in the coming months.
A senior Democratic Committee aide told Federal News Network that bureau officials expected internet self-response at this point would be around 36%, but so far, more than 45% of households have completed the online questionnaire.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the longer tax-filing season means more fake tax returns for the IRS.
The Trump administration amid the coronavirus pandemic has urged Congress to extend the timeline for the decennial count.
House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) have a long list of legislative proposals they want to see included in the next coronavirus rescue package for federal employees and contractors.
Postmaster General Megan Brennan warned the House Oversight and Reform Committee last year the Postal Service would run out of cash by 2024 without legislative and regulatory reform. But with a sharp drop in mail…
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) said that before the COVID-19 pandemic, USPS and Treasury had negotiated lifting the Postal Service’s borrowing cap. But in return, he said Treasury asked for greater oversight of USPS.
The Census Bureau encourages households to self-respond to reduce the need for enumerators to knock on doors later this spring.