180507-A-UG256-007/William PrattDana Deasy Department of Defense, Chief Information Officer, poses for his official portrait in the Army portrait studio at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, May 07, 2018.  (U.S. Army photo by William Pratt)

Pentagon says it’s working now to make sure JEDI hits the ground running

DoD CIO Dana Deasy says officials have been finding temporary homes for cloud applications that were counting on the long-delayed JEDI program. Other preparatory…

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Lawmakers see paid family leave, more federal interns as viable ideas to improve talent pipeline

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Why agencies’ firing problems are also their hiring problems

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Secretary DeVos, lawmakers: School choice for military families could improve retention

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DoD is backing McCain’s BRAC amendment, Thornberry open to BRAC

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Congress is using a $28.6 billion fund as a sequestration bargaining chip

A fund in the House defense appropriations bill is raising a lot of questions about congressional jurisdiction and the possibility of sequestration.

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FILE - In this June 6, 2015, file photo, a customer, bottom, pays for goods while shopping at the Atlanta Farmers Market in Atlanta. Wage growth has been perhaps the job market's biggest weakness since the recession ended. Pay increases have been both slow and uneven, highly dependent on your field of employment and, for many, not enough to keep pace even with a slow-rising cost of living. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

COLA trumps pay raise?

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says federal and Social Security retirees may be in for a cost-of-living adjustment that’ll trump January’s proposed…

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Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.)/(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Mark Meadows

Republicans gearing up for major changes to federal pay and benefits

House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) says civil service reform is coming. The committee heard proposals for possible changes to federal employees’ pay and benefits Thursday.

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