In today’s Federal Newscast, a former National Security Agency contractor who stole nearly 20 years worth of sensitive information finds out his fate.
Progress with the security clearance inventory has put pressure on the Defense Department’s Consolidated Adjudications Facility, which is realigning resources and personnel to work through its own backlog.
The House-passed 2020 defense authorization bill includes paid family leave for federal employees, as well as another legislative attempt to block the Trump administration’s proposed OPM-GSA merger.
Industry leaders say up to 10% of their cleared intelligence community workforces are idle at any given time, because they’re waiting for agencies to grant, update or transfer a security clearance, according to the Intelligence and National Security Alliance.
As employees at the Agriculture Department await word of a final site decision, more members of Congress are taking steps to try to block the proposed USDA relocation.
The Trump administration will face tough questions Tuesday as the House Oversight and Reform Government Operations Subcommittee reviews the proposed merger of the Office of Personnel with the General Services Administration.
In today’s Federal Newscast, in their annual report to Congress, Social Security Administration trustees said they expect total costs to exceed income next year, and in all the years beyond that.
Two new bills that would keep federal employee insurance programs in tact during future government shutdowns has bipartisan, bicameral support.
The Senate Budget Committee passed a 2020 budget resolution last week, but left out several proposals designed to protect the federal workforce.
In today’s Federal Newscast, three Senate Democrats want to take federal retirement cuts off the table in the proposed 2020 budget resolution.