In today's Federal Newscast, 24 agencies plan to consolidate their office space in the coming years according to the Government Accountability Office.
The Senate on Wednesday night confirmed both Jeff Pon and Michael Rigas to serve as director and deputy director for the Office of Personnel Management.
Jeff Pon and Michael Rigas, the president's nominees to be director and deputy director for the Office of Personnel Management, will move on to the full Senate for a confirmation vote.
In Episode 2 of Bureauchat, Federal News Radio reporters Meredith Somers and Nicole Ogrysko catch up on vacant offices in the federal government — both the literal and bureaucratic ones. They also have a special holiday treat to get you in the mood to spread federal cheer.
Nomination votes for the Office of Personnel Management director and deputy director have stalled in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
Jeff Pon, nominee for director of OPM, said he'll focus on helping agencies get the "right people in the right places at the right time."
Margaret Weichert will be the nominee to be OMB deputy director for management and Jeff Pon will be the new nominee to lead OPM.