If Uncle Sam kept a list of endangered workers, folks under the old Civil Service Retirement System would be at the top. Less than six of every 100 workers still on the payroll are under the system that was phased out in the mid 1980s.
Gigi Schumm welcomes Kathleen McInnis, an international security specialist at the Congressional Research Service — where she works to help Congress address national security and defense strategy issues.
In today's Federal Newscast, a new study by the RAND Corporation analyzes how military pay stacks up against civilian pay over the last 20 years.
In March, Congress passed legislation requiring all new Congressional Research Service reports to be posted to the organization’s website.
The chaotic blob of Congress has become a little more open thanks to changes at the Congressional Research Service.
In today's Federal Newscast, the State Department said the breach potentially exposed the personally identifiable information of about 1 percent of its employees.
Heather White, federal employment lawyer and partner at the Federal Practice Group, thinks the proposed merger of the departments of Labor and Education may be a pretext to eliminate some of the functions of those agencies, water down their missions, and possibly even downsize their workforces.
GAO report found SSA in violation of Federal Vacancies Reform Act after agency goes 5 years without appointed commissioner, or even a nominee.
Decline in congressional support agency staff over time leaves legislators with less capacity to make informed decisions.
Legislation proposed by a House Republican would eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency by the end of 2018. Some say it's political grandstanding, while others suggest maybe it's time for an update to EPA. But what would it take to dismantle a large federal agency?
President Donald Trump signed an executive order further taking aim at what the administration calls the regulatory burden on businesses and citizens.
Greg Garcia is taking over as the new chief information officer at the Army Corps of Engineers. He is one of several new CIOs agencies named over the last month.
Protests aren't the big holdup to defense acquisitions that industry thinks they are. New data from the Congressional Research Service shows protests aren't bad news for acquisitions. It's quite the opposite. Protests tend to push agencies to take action and resolve it themselves. Steve Schooner is co-director of the Government Procurement Law Program at George Washington University. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the tough odds that protestors face.
Agencies could see a budget cut of 12.1 percent starting Jan. 2, 2013, if Congress does not come up with an alternative to sequestration. The estimated reduction comes from a new report by the Congressional Research Service.