In today’s Federal Newscast, dead people are getting coronavirus stimulus payments, and a bipartisan group of lawmakers asks the Treasury Department, IRS and Social Security Administration what they can do to stop it.
In today’s Federal Newscast, House and Senate Democrats push back on reports that the Trump Organization seeks to reduce its rent on the Trump Hotel in D.C. during the pandemic.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management granting agencies new authorities to help in their response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Federal agencies have requested an additional $45.8 billion in funding for 2020 alone, which the White House said is necessary for its governmentwide response to the coronavirus. Extra telework support is at the top of the list.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says Interior never gave detailed reasons for relocating specific Bureau of Land Management headquarters positions to Colorado or other western states.
The Trump administration has been on a tear to remove what could be fuel for wild fires on federal lands. It’s set new and higher quotas for removal.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is getting ready to announce new vetting procedures for foreign military members studying and training at U.S. facilities.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Interior Department cleared brush and dead trees on double the amount called for in a 2018 presidential executive order.
The Bureau of Land Management said it will offer relocation incentives to employees who accept reassignments. The incentives will be worth up to 25% of an employee’s basic pay at his or her new duty station.
The Interior Department said the proportion of its workforce who had experienced some sort of harassment has been cut in half in 2019 after an alarming survey of the agency’s employees two years ago.