The Trump administration’s request for $1.8 billion to build a new FBI headquarters in Washington D.C. in the latest coronavirus spending bill has lost any steam.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new bill is introduced to set up a temporary federal commission to propose recommendations for eliminating certain agencies.
The debate over the Thrift Savings Plan and its international fund isn’t over, as two senators have urged President Donald Trump to replace members of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board and employee organizations have urged Congress to reconsider their criticisms of the I fund expansion.
After a bipartisan group of senators expressed concern, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is reconsidering its plans to expand the I fund benchmark to emerging markets. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has said he’ll introduce new legislation to prevent the TSP from moving the I fund to this benchmark.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the agency in charge of union relationships, no longer has one with it’s own employees union.