When it comes to avoiding wasteful spending in government, avoiding government shutdowns stands out as some of the lowest-hanging fruit.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development's independent watchdog has cleared Secretary Ben Carson of any misconduct in connection with the order of a dining room set for his office.
It's been more than two years since Congress agreed to overhaul federal administrative leave policies, but agencies are still missing the regulations needed to implement some of the more transformative changes.
Beyond the usual slew of appropriations bills and confirmation votes awaiting Congress when it returns to Capitol Hill next month, here are a few other standalone bills worth tracking that could impact federal employees.
President Donald Trump says his pick for national intelligence director has decided to withdraw from the running
The Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency this week launched several new online tools designed to help and encourage whistleblowers to report waste, fraud and abuse.
Chief human capital officers at two of the largest federal agencies had a clear message for Congress: Don't give us any more hiring authorities.
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.