In today’s Federal Newscast, the Air Force is rolling out a new criminal justice IT system. It comes two years after the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas highlighted flaws in the current system.
Former Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking members say it’s time for Congress to reconsider recommendations that never got off the ground.
The new law requires agencies to appoint a chief evaluation officer, whose job will involve asking key questions about the effectiveness of agency programs, and finding ways to measure their effectiveness.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee also approved two-year probationary periods for federal employees.
Longer probationary periods for employees in the competitive service and Senior Executive Service are among the many topics the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will consider this week.
The new report includes 22 recommendations, including the creation of a National Secure Data Service, and asking Congress to lift certain bans on data use and collection.