Democrats are asking the Defense Department to follow in the Obama and Bush administration footsteps and keep troop numbers transparent.
The law intended to offer clarity for acting positions but has little enforcement mechanisms, the Project on Government Oversight’s policy associate said.
The Office of Special Counsel reminds agencies of employee whistleblower rights, as the Justice Department tightens its control on communication to Congress.
Whistleblower reprisal cases are going up, but that may mean whistleblowers are feelings safer coming forward.
Recent cases often illustrate how precarious whistleblowers can still be despite several enacted laws to protect their rights.
POGO’s Sean Moulton joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to tell us what potential 2018 regulation rollback could mean for the federal agencies
The more complicated a military weapon platform becomes, the more expensive it is to maintain, and nearly every platform is growing more complicated.
Three Republican lawmakers introduced an amendment to a “minibus” of four appropriations bills that would eliminate the Budget Analysis Division of the Congressional Budget Office, and therefore the positions and salaries of 89 employees at CBO. It’s the first time members of Congress have used the Holman Rule since the House reinstated it back in January.
Walter Shaub made a lot of noise when he quit as director of the Office of Government Ethics. This came after a loud and long-running feud with the Trump administration. For analysis, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turns to Scott Amey, general counsel at the Project on Government Oversight.
The Senate Armed Services Committee and its subcommittees are marking up the defense authorization bill in a completely classified setting.