Justice Department

  • Report: Shutdown is costing U.S. economy $430 million a day

    In today’s Federal Newscast, analysis shows the loss of salary from federal workers, and the loss of income substitution provided through USDA because of the government shutdown will have a significant effect on the nation’s economy.

  • New legislation could safeguard feds during government shutdown

    Two bills were introduced this week in the House and Senate to combat chaos in federal employee lives triggered by the government shutdown, days away from becoming the longest in history.

  • Feds could lose up to $2B in pay during shutdown

    In today’s Federal Newscast, a review by the Center for American Progress looks at how much money federal workers could lose during the partial government shutdown.

  • Latest FITARA scores show improvement

    In today’s Federal Newscast, 11 agencies improved their grades, and for the first time no agency received an F on the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act or FITARA scorecard.

  • I’ve been thinking about federal prison

    The Justice Department’s Bureau of Prisons operates with a complex stew of issues affecting prisoners and guards alike.

  • Army sergeant gets 25 years in prison for supporting ISIS

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department said Sgt. Ikaika Kang provided sensitive military documents and military equipment to who he thought were members of ISIS.

  • Senators want more tax help for federal employees who relocate

    In today’s Federal Newscast,¬†Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Mark Warner (D-VA) say federal agencies aren’t proactively helping employees understand how or if they should pay taxes on moving expenses for their jobs.

  • How one agency cut over $4.5B in improper payments

    In today’s Federal Newscast, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said it avoided handing out more than $4.5 billion in improper payments under one of its signature programs in fiscal 2018.

  • Don’t expect IGs to settle ‘political fights or policy battles’ following House leadership change

    House Democrats anticipate a full slate of investigations and oversight actions once they gain the majority in January, but on at least one longstanding issue, the Justice Department’s inspector general has given no indication of whether his office look into the matter.¬†

  • Justice, Interior pair up to expand tribal access program

    Tracy Toulou joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk about a partnership program between the Justice and Interior departments giving Native American tribes more access to crime data.