In today’s Federal Newscast, all signs point to federal employees’ paychecks looking a little larger by early next week.
Try and look up all of the political appointees now working in the federal government. You can’t, at least not without considerable effort. GAO’s Kris Nguyen joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to dive deeper.
In today’s Federal Newscast, an IG report said the FBI’s current notification system lacks complete and reliable data, making it harder for the agency to determine whether all cyber-crime victims had been informed.
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.