In today's Federal Newscast, the Senate looks to shore up its cyber defenses, and House leaders are weighing the options to have members cast votes away from Captol Hill.
It’s been several years since budget challenges caused federal agencies to offer widespread buyouts and early-outs to their workforces, but the Defense Contract Management Agency is finding itself in that position now.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management says agencies can lift the usual limits on premium pay and set higher annual premium pay caps for specific employees.
Supply and cost are always important drivers for the government to jump in.
In today's Federal Newscast, as more assets and money are being distributed for coronavirus response, there are those looking to take advantage of the current situation.
The Pentagon plans to announce new contracts under the Defense Production Act to increase the domestic supply of critical N95 respirators over the next three months.
Federal contractors must now navigate a twisting path to getting obligated work done while protecting their workforces
DoD is trying to keep companies afloat as it calls on them for Defense Production Act needs.
Some options under the DPA are already employed on a semi-routine basis by the Defense Department and other agencies but could play a bigger role against the coronavirus.
The Defense Department has set up a daily call with associations representing its vendors to take stock of how the coronavirus is impacting its industrial base while the White House has activated a 1950 law to give agencies procurement priority.
The Voice of America has fired or proposed to terminate 15 individuals following investigations that found the individuals had accepted improper payments from a foreign official.
Navy says the Defense Production Act and a new partnership with USDA will help it generate several hundred million gallons per year of U.S.-based biofuel. The solicitations it plans to issue over the next year are a key stepping stone to the Navy's goal of getting half its energy from alternative sources by 2020.