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.
US military officials want to minimize congressional involvement in helping fix the lack of justice when military children sexually assault one another on bases
Lawmakers, military officials and civil rights groups all slammed the policy barring most transgender people from military service.
The bill will allow troops to use tuition assistance for certifications and licensing.
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) laid the weight of DoD’s first audit squarely on the shoulders of David Norquist, President Trump’s pick for DoD comptroller. The department hasn’t been audited in 17 years, and has spent the past seven engaged in audit-readiness preparations.
The Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 would create a “culture of excellence,” promoting wise use of taxpayer dollars.
When it comes to defending the country from cyber attack, Defense officials have made abundantly clear that they plan to leverage the military’s National Guard and reserve components as much as possible, including, most recently, by tasking the Army Guard and Reserve to build 21 cyber teams on top of the 133 U.S. Cyber Command had planned as part of its Cyber Mission Force.
President Barack Obama’s nominee for deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget told a Senate Committee he’s ready to be a “front line leader” for the presidential transition if he gets the job.