After interference by Russian during the 2016 presidential race caught federal officials flat-footed, the Department of Homeland Security worked with states to secure election systems from cyber threats.
Democrats won the House in Tuesday’s midterm elections but several Washington, D.C.-area races and seats important to federal workers were more of a mixed bag.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with Democrats retaking the House, it could have a big effect on federal workforce issues and committee oversight.
Regardless of which political party wins today’s midterm election, federal workers are in relatively good shape.
Reza Houston, assistant professor of finance at Ball State University, has done research he said proves the answer is “yes.”
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from the Veterans Affairs Department’s inspector general finds VBA improperly processed and denied some 1,300 military sexual trauma claims in 2017.
A third-party arbitrator has ruled that unionized postal employees may continue to take unpaid leave to campaign for political candidates, but the Postal Service says it plans on challenging the ruling.
The USPS Inspector General’s office got lucky as several special elections around the country in January provided good test cases.
Members of Congress might be physically out of town this week, but their minds are likely still in Washington.
Republican politicians might be making a big mistake in writing off federal workers and retirees, and Democrats might make an equally big mistake by taking them for granted.