Heidi Heitkamp

A member-less MSPB more likely as Senate committee fails to clear pending nominees

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee failed to clear any of the president’s nominees to fill the Merit Systems Protection Board…

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Elijah Cummings

Expect ‘profound change’ with House oversight’s approach to federal workforce, government reform

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Election workers Mark Bezanson, left, and Julie Olson dump ballots collected earlier in the day from drop boxes onto a table for sorting at the King County Elections office, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Renton, Wash. Voters in Washington all vote only by mail. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Multiple House, Senate seats critical to feds change hands in 2018 midterms

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Senate Finance Committee member Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., questions Alex Azar during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, to consider Azar's nomination to be Secretary of Health and Human Services. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Senate Democrats warn of ‘food fight’ over government reorganization without legislative buy-in

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DHScybersecurity, Jeanette Manfra, DHS

When it comes to cyber, NPPD says everyone knows it’s in charge. It just needs a name change

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Michael McDonald

Mandatory Medicare Part B and postal reform

The two primary unions representing postal workers support a bipartisan postal reform bill in March, while the National Active and Retired Federal Employees…

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It took agencies an average of 106 days to hire new employees in 2017

The governmentwide average time to hire new employees has creep up slightly every year since 2012.

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Heidi Heitkamp

Senators introduce bill to withhold congressional pay during shutdown

Several other members have asked the chief administrative officer to withhold their congressional salaries during the government shutdown or have said they’ll donate pay to charity.

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