The Trump administration maneuvered unobligated funding and found a way to pay Coast Guard military members back in December. But the service doesn’t have the funds now to cut Jan. 15 paychecks.
White House tries to hold jittery GOP in line over wall, government shutdown
In today’s Federal Newscast, there have been more than 200 cases of federal air marshals misusing their firearms between 2005 and 2017.
Financial literacy, parental leave and contracting issues are all being addressed by amendments to the 2018 defense authorization bill.
Public-private leasing and compiling a comprehensive database of government facilities are part of a handful of bills aimed at managing federal real property.
Multiple current and former NASA employees say the space agency doesn’t prioritize cybersecurity, which has led to hundreds of thousands or millions of systems with outdated patches. One NASA official said its data and systems are ‘seriously weakened and prone to compromise’ because of culture and contractor problems.
The No Bonuses for Tax Cheats Act would withhold bonuses from Internal Revenue Service Employees with a record of misconduct or tax delinquency.
The White House plans to deliver a report to Congress late next week detailing how automatic, across-the-board cuts, set to take effect in January, will affect specific programs. The report is required under the Sequestration Transparency Act, which Congress overwhelmingly passed this summer and which the President signed on Aug. 7. The law directed the President to issue the detailed report within 30 days of signing it – a deadline that came this week and went unmet.
Sen. Mikulski and Rep. Sarbanes introduce legislation to change the way agencies outsource jobs and determine what are inherently governmental functions.
His goal: to settle once and for all the question of whether federal employees are overpaid compared to the private sector.