Congress has already appropriated more than $17 million, but lawmakers said they still haven’t seen the department’s detailed plan for the Interior reorganization.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Republican leaders on the House Natural Resources Committee have written to President DonaldTrump in support of an Interior Department re-organization that would move more its employees to Western states.
Nine bold House Republicans have challenged the White House plan to cut federal retirement benefits by $149 billion.
The House on Tuesday passed a bill making it easier for part-time federal land management employees to become full-time.
Four Republican congressmen urged President Barack Obama to nominate a new inspector general at the Interior Department. Interior’s last permanent IG stepped down in 2009.