The White House plans on spending 5 percent more to secure federal networks and data in 2020, with more than half of the funding going toward Defense Department cybersecurity. Get this story and others in today’s Federal Newscast.
A federal appeals court has heard arguments in a lawsuit that claims President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by accepting profits from foreign and domestic officials through his hotel in Washington, D.C.
Ever since the late 1990s some experts on government matters have been predicting a tidal wave of retirements from key federal agencies. That sparked fears of a brain drain as experienced feds fled their jobs heading for the shuffle-board courts.
The Trump administration is asking for 2020 funding for IT modernization at both for governmentwide and specific agency needs.
A top Senate Democrat said the Pentagon is planning to tap $1 billion in leftover funds from military pay and pensions accounts to help President Donald Trump pay for his long-sought border wall.
A district court judge has ordered the General Service Administration to release appraisal information about the FBI’s J. Edgar Hoover Building, as well as offers GSA received for the property.
A time frame has been issued for when feds can expect new locality pay tables from the Office of Personnel Management, 12 days after the president signed a 1.9 percent 2019 pay raise for civilian employees.
Congress’ first order of business, at least in the House, is a resolution against the president’s emergency declaration to proceed with the border wall. The Firewall’s Editor in Chief David Hawkings joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss more.
But if you don’t appreciate politicians trying to eliminate long-promised features of your Federal Employees Retirement System or Civil Service Retirement System packages fasten your seat belts.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) is asking the Defense Department which military projects will lose funding due to Donald Trump diverting $3.5 billion from military construction accounts to build a wall on the southern border.