House Oversight and Reform Committee

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director, appears before a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

OPM, Connolly eyeing improvements to federal internship program

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.), chairman of the Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, said he’s working on two new pieces of legislation…

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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)A postal worker loads a delivery vehicle at the United States Post Office in Cranberry Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

USPS to implement slower delivery for mail, small packages amid regulator’s concerns

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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)A postal worker loads a delivery vehicle at the United States Post Office in Cranberry Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Vendor on USPS vehicle contract shortlist ends bid protest over award

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(Bill Clark/Pool via AP)Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., talks with Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., before a House Oversight and Reform Committee regarding the on Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)

Paid leave expansion for federal employees advances after contentious committee debate

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(AP Photo/David Goldman)FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, file photo, packages wait to be sorted in a Post Office as U.S. Postal Service letter carrier  Michael McDonald, gathers mail to load into his truck before making his delivery run, in Atlanta.  The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 it is revamping its priority mail program as part of its efforts to raise revenue and drive new growth in its package delivery business. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

House lawmakers tell USPS to postpone mail rate hike to January 2022

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Expanding paid family leave for federal employees faces tough, heated fight

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(Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2021 file photo, Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington.  Hice, a Tea Party favorite and Trump acolyte, is the first major challenger to Brad Raffensperger since the secretary of state incensed the president by certifying President Joe Biden’s narrow victory in Georgia and disputing Trump’s false allegations of fraud.(Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)

Some members of Congress are skeptical about White House’s plans to bring feds back to the office

In today’s Federal Newscast, two of the top Republicans on the House Oversight and Reform Committee say the administration’s reopening plans for federal…

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Industry urges DCSA to accelerate security clearance transformation efforts

Industry and Congress say real progress has been made on the security clearance backlog, but they want to see the Defense Counterintelligence and Security…

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IG: Veterans Affairs may have overlooked cost of physical improvements needed for EHR

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ inspector general said the agency initially underestimated the costs of physical infrastructure upgrades needed to support its new electronic health record.

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