In a letter to acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert, Sens. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) questioned why the administration didn’t warn Congress earlier about the agency’s coming financial challenges.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is putting off the elimination of a major benefit for post 9/11 veterans.
Michigan’s state CSO explained why new federal legislation to improve cyber information sharing between D.C. and local government is a positive step.
Ninety three amendments were just packed into the Senate version of the 2020 defense authorization bill.
New Senate legislation would promote stronger cybersecurity coordination between the Department of Homeland Security and state and local governments. The State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act would encourage national cybersecurity watchdogs to share information regarding cybersecurity threats.
As employees at the Agriculture Department await word of a final site decision, more members of Congress are taking steps to try to block the proposed USDA relocation.
Dale Cabaniss, the President’s nominee to become the next director of the Office of Personnel Management, said she would work with Congress to share information about the Trump administration’s proposed reorganization of the agency she may take over.
A new cyber workforce executive order charges multiple agencies to develop a rotational assignment program, which would create details for top talent in and around federal agencies and the private sector.
In today’s Federal Newscast, A DHS IG report reveals that a quarter of the 8,000 TSA officers who left the agency in fiscal 2017, left within the first six months on the job.
On a the heels of Sunshine Week, a new study from the Government Accountability Office points to a variety of examples where agencies could improve compliance with their own ethics programs and shed light on basic information about executive branch political appointees.