(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Shalanda Young testifies during a Senate Budget Committee hearing to examine her nomination to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

OMB nominees pledge to break down federal hiring barriers

President Joe Biden’s choices to lead the Office of Management and Budget described several top priorities at their nomination hearing on Thursday, including…

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Bobby Jucker

OPM is eliminating dozens of occupational series deemed unnecessary

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management wants to get rid of nearly 50 occupational series it says are not needed due to the evolution…

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Rand Paul

Senator wants to reward feds who find extra federal money

In today’s Federal Newscast, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) would give federal employees bonuses, for flagging agency programs with more money than they can spend.

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GAO waiting on OMB’s master list of agency programs nearly 10 years past deadline

GAO estimates agencies could save billions of dollars by reducing the number of agency programs with overlapping missions, but the OMB has yet to complete a comprehensive inventory of agency programs nearly a decade after Congress mandated it. 

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