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.
A quiet update for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation shows how reorgs can work without flamethrowing.
In today’s Federal Newscast, D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduces a bill to give federal employees short-term disability insurance, even if it means they’ll have to pay for it.
Federal News Network conducted a six-month investigation exploring how the administration’s proposed merger of GSA and OPM left employees with more questions than answers and frustrated lawmakers.
Federal News Network conducted a six-month investigation on the long-term consequences of the Trump administration’s proposed merger of OPM and GSA.
The seven-week continuing resolution gives lawmakers through Nov. 21 to complete spending bills for the rest of 2020. Notably, the CR includes additional funding for the Office of Personnel Management, which faces a budget shortfall at the start of the new fiscal year.
The latest budget proposal from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government made no mention of a federal pay raise in 2020, setting up a debate over whether civilian employees will receive a House-passed 3.1% or the president’s recommended 2.6% increase next year.
The Senate confirmed Dale Cabaniss to be the permanent director of the Office of Personnel Management, following nearly a year of acting leadership from the Office of Management and Budget.
The Trump administration is taking another small step to shift functions at the Office of Personnel Management to the General Services Administration.
A Bipartisan Policy Center task force said agencies and heir inspectors general should focus less on compliance and more on improving their organizational performance.