The House-passed annual defense authorization bill includes a few notable provisions for civilian federal employees.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Government Policy clarifies what federal employees need to report when accepting invitations to attend conferences.
Federal employees, members of Congress and good government governments remember the late House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman, Elijah Cummings, as a champion for the federal workforce and a staunch and vocal supporter of whistleblowers.
Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a Government Accountability Office report says four Marine Corps Commands either overspent or underspent at least $5 million on civilian personnel in 2019.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation said it is looking to use social media tools to monitor possible domestic threats.
Sen. Josh Hawley’s new bill would give legal authorities more power to act against social media companies that don’t remove addictive features in their websites.
The Office of Personnel Management said an IT outage impacted significant programs and mission for multiple hours last week. But a government source said the incident has been dramatized to make the case for the proposed OPM-GSA merger.
House Democrats made the probe a top priority request when they took over the chamber’s majority in January.
In today’s Federal Newscast, there’s been another setback in negotiations between Social Security Administration management and its cadre of administrative law judges.