In today’s Federal Newscast, House and Senate lawmakers are using legislation and pressuring the White House to obtain hazard pay and extra leave capabilities for federal employees who are continuing to work during the coronavirus pandemic.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) introduced the Bogus Bonus Ban Act to try to rein in excessive spending on unwarranted bonuses to contractors who fail to meet certain standards on federal projects.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Thrift Savings Plan wants to change the rate it currently uses to calculate some annual cost of living adjustments.
In today’s Federal Newscast, new legislation from Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) would give agencies the authority to fire employees and contractors convicted or credibly found to have committed sexual assault while in government.
Important senators endorse Air Force Gen. John Hyten’s nomination to be Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, but others question his leadership ability amid allegations of sexual assault.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new Senate bill looks to improve the Defense Department’s Mentor-Protégé Program, which expired last year.
The Trump administration’s proposal for creating a Space Force as a new military service encountered bipartisan skepticism in the Senate
Congress’ latest Dec. 21 deadline leaves the Senate no time to consider a series of recommendations from a joint budget and appropriations reform committee that were designed to prevent the current situation in the first place.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee bill would create stronger laws to prevent political appointees from becoming career federal employees.
One year following the launch of Oversight.gov, a one-stop shop where users can reference more than 10,000 agency inspector general reports, the watchdog community sees an opportunity to grow the website.