Some clever, eligible federal workers are considering retiring later this year to be on the retirement roles for the January 2019 cost of living adjustment. But the problem is that time is not on their side.
Criminal investigators are looking into contracts that spent $500 million on intel program, at least a tenth of which may have been wasted.
The 150-member Republican Study Committee has listed its budget priorities for 2019, calling for eliminating all automatic pay raises for federal workers, and increasing their contributions to their own retirement. The conservative group’s also wants to make it easier for federal employees to be fired.
Military officers needs explicit permission from Congress to transition from part-time reservist to full-time active duty, but Air Force secretary Heather Wilson said that hinders retention.
Roll Call’s David Hawkings says Congress returns from a short break with a heavy load – but no legislation in particular stands out.
Enforcement actions, once a crucial tool of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to provide relief to American consumers, have come to a halt under acting director Mick Mulvaney.
The federal benefits expert discusses which features could see a change under the Trump administration.
The 2018 omnibus bill delivers 56 percent plus-up in DoD facility maintenance spending, but it’s not nearly enough to reverse years of underfunding.
The “Holman Rule” lets members of Congress make changes to a federal employee’s salary or position without input from the appropriations committee — or the employee or its agency.
The Defense Department is working to wrangle artificial intelligence projects across 40 different DoD organizations into a coherent S&T investment strategy.