In today’s Federal Newscast, Senator Josh Hawley unveils a plan to give the Federal Trade Commission more authority to help regulate companies like Facebook and Google.
Moving people out of D.C. has been proposed before, but commentator and former Homeland Security CHCO Jeff Neal says the HIRE Act’s reasoning is flawed.
After a bipartisan group of senators expressed concern, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is reconsidering its plans to expand the I fund benchmark to emerging markets. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has said he’ll introduce new legislation to prevent the TSP from moving the I fund to this benchmark.
A new bill would require the relocation of 10 departments and 90% of their Washington, D.C.-based employee positions to economically distressed areas of the country by 2033. But AFGE is pushing back.
Sen. Josh Hawley’s new bill would give legal authorities more power to act against social media companies that don’t remove addictive features in their websites.