Lawmakers introduced legislation to publish standards for granting, denying or revoking security clearances.
Several members of Congress have declared the President’s proposed cuts to federal employee retirement “dead on arrival,” while at least one Republican has expressed more of an interest in developing a new system for prospective employees.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a group of nearly 40 senators are urging the appropriations committee to include back pay for federal contractors impacted by the last government shutdown, in an upcoming disaster relief package.
The Army is planning on demolishing inadequate housing in the next seven years.
In today’s Federal Newscast, an internal email to staff at the National Park Service explained the effect the partial government shutdown had on the agency.
The House is set to clear a 2.6 percent federal pay raise for civilian employees this year. The Senate already has a companion of the Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Fairness Act.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senate Democrats have brought forth a companion to a new bill from House Democratic leaders, which calls for giving civilian federal employees a 2.6 percent pay raise.
In the wake of the longest government shutdown in history, pushes to ensure one never happens again, primarily through an automatic continuing resolution, are picking up momentum. But just what is an automatic CR, and does one have a chance in Congress?
An FBI Agent advocacy organization warned in a report that the shutdown is causing financial insecurity among agents, which may endanger their security clearances. At least one lawmaker has expressed similar concerns.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Homeland Security Department says a series of incidents have tampered with agencies domain name systems (DNS) on their websites.