Now that the 2020 president’s budget request is out, Congress spent the past week hearing from several agencies about their respective plans. Catch up on the questions and answers given by various officials.
The president’s pick to lead the Interior Department may have more direct experience than his predecessor, but the concerns about ethics and department leadership have not abated.
In today’s Federal Newscast, staffing cuts at the IRS have limited its ability to conduct audits, according to the Government Accountability Office.
Bipartisan support is growing for a proposed bill to remove barriers to federal employment for people with a criminal record.
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.
President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget request would give the Justice Department $72 million to fund stronger enforcement of immigration laws and reduce the nation’s backlog of asylum cases.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a group of nearly 40 senators are urging the appropriations committee to include back pay for federal contractors impacted by the last government shutdown, in an upcoming disaster relief package.
Bill Vajda returns to the federal government after spending the last decade in state government and replaces Sylvia Burns.
In today’s Federal Newscast, several DC area members of Congress want to know if it’s realistic for federal employees to expect more money in their next paycheck on March 15.
The most important thing is usable information that’s easy to find. Some agencies fall short.