James Comer

FILE - The U.S. Capitol in Washington is pictured on Friday, August 5, 2022. Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, a compromise less ambitious than Biden’s original domestic vision but one that still meets party goals of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib, File)

Bill to prevent Schedule F from resurfacing advances out of House committee

The House Rules Committee passed the Preventing a Patronage System Act favorably in a vote of 8-4 along party lines. Now, it moves to the full House floor.

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Two workforce bills to pay attention to from House committee’s latest markup

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FILE - A USPS employee works outside post office in Wheeling, Ill., Dec. 3, 2021. A government watchdog said says the U.S. Postal Service's environmental evaluation used for purchases of next-generation delivery vehicles relied on some false assumptions. Jill Naamane from the Government Accountability Office told the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday that the analysis used to determine the mix of gas- and electric-vehicles overstated maintenance costs of electric vehicles and relied on gas prices that don’t reflect the current reality. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

House Democrats tell USPS to ‘go back to the drawing board’ on electric vehicle cost analysis

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Commerce, HUD detail office reentry plans as lawmakers urge faster return to in-person work

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Lawmakers raise concerns about EEOC return to office plans

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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 reform bill now avoids higher health premiums for other federal employees

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House-passed oversight package would expand federal employee whistleblower protections

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House Oversight and Reform Committee Ranking Member James Comer, R-Ky., speaks during 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. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)

OPM bill advances after testy debate, perhaps a foreboding sign for future reform efforts

The House Oversight and Reform Committee advanced the Strengthening the Office of Personnel Management Act, but not without testy debate that covered everything…

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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)

House Republicans raise concerns over federal vaccine mandate for employees

The top Republicans on the House Oversight and Reform Committee say they have a series of unanswered questions about the Biden administration’s federal…

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House Oversight and Reform Committee Ranking Member James Comer, R-Ky., speaks during 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. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)

GOP members of Congress have lingering questions about federal vaccine mandate

In today’s Federal Newscast, top Republicans on the House Oversight and Reform Committee have more questions about the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for federal employees.

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