In today’s Federal Newscast, former venture capitalist Michael Kratsios is tapped to become the next U.S. chief technology officer.
The U.S. borders have inundated news cycles in recent months. To find out what’s really going on, tune in to FEDtalk to hear a group of federal law enforcement professionals discuss what they experience at the border and what they need to do their mission.
Host Ben Carnes will be joined by management associations representing federal employees – including the Professional Managers Association (PMA) and the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) – who will discuss the ongoing federal reorganization, what managers within the federal government are experiencing ‘on the ground,’ and what challenges the organizations must prepare for in 2018.
January 12, 2018
A new bill would get rid of law enforcement units at the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management and transfer those authorities to local police instead. The legislation also requires both secretaries at the agriculture and interior departments develop a grants program for states who will use local law enforcement to police federal lands.
Jon Adler, president of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, says the criminal investigation division of the IRS should become its own agency that reports directly the Treasury Department.
The association that represents federal law enforcement officers wants its members out from under IRS management. The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) says the IRS should no longer have a criminal investigation division. FLEOA says the unit has suffered because of the scandal in the agency’s tax-exempt division a few years back. Jon Adler is FLEOA’s national president. He joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more on the association’s current thinking.
“Un-American” was how the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association described a bill to calculate retirement benefits according to an employee’s “high five.” Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ariz.) sponsored the measure.
John Adler of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association wondered what impact President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration would have on the resources of CBP and ICE officers.
Craig Floyd with the National Law Enforcement Officers Museum, and Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association President Jon Adler will give us an update on this year’s Ride & Run to Remember event. September 19, 2014
A top House overseer of federal law enforcement thinks that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) should be dissolved.