In today’s Federal Newscast, a provision in the annual Defense bill the Senate Armed Services Committee released this week would order a top-to-bottom review of the contractor, civilian and military IT positions in each military service and DoD agency.
GAO estimates agencies could save billions of dollars by reducing the number of agency programs with overlapping missions, but the OMB has yet to complete a comprehensive inventory of agency programs nearly a decade after Congress mandated it.
The Partnership for Public Service recognized the 26 finalists of the 2019 Service to America Medals (Sammies) on Thursday.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) introduces new legislation requiring federal regulators to encourage financial institutions to work with consumers and other business impacted by a shutdown.
Now that the agency defends itself against more than a billion cyber attacks a year, Commissioner Chuck Rettig urged members of the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday for multi-year funds to modernize its hardware as well as its workforce, which hasn’t recovered from seven years of a hiring freeze.
Sen. James Lankford says whatever retirement changes occur should only apply to new hires. Hear this story and more in today’s Federal Newscast.
Several members of Congress have declared the President’s proposed cuts to federal employee retirement “dead on arrival,” while at least one Republican has expressed more of an interest in developing a new system for prospective employees.
The Government Accountability Office has taken two items off its high-risk list, a governmentwide inventory of programs that put agencies on-notice about major threats of fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement.
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.
Automatic General Schedule step increases, the lengthy federal hiring process and the retirement supplement for certain employees are among the issues Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) has highlighted in his annual waste book.