In today’s Federal Newscast, Elaine McCusker, DoD’s acting comptroller and chief financial officer, will step down on June 26. She was nominated by President Trump for a permanent position, but it was revoked over reported disagreements about Ukraine.
In today’s Federal Newscast, members of Congress are taking different approaches to make sure agency telework policies remain unhindered.
New telework schedules and policies went into effect for employees at the Social Security Administration this week. But the agency shows no signs of easing those policies amid growing concern over the spread of coronavirus.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office found the agencies excluded more than $271 million in building costs per year, between fiscal 2015 through 2018.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management wants to get rid of nearly 50 occupational series it says are not needed due to the evolution of work.
In today’s Federal Newscast, at the request of two members of Congress, the Defense Department’s inspector general has agreed to review the department’s use of PFAS chemicals at military sites.
In today’s Federal Newscast, it appears the Navy will be dropping all charges against leadership involved in the USS Fitzgerald’s fatal collision with a merchant ship.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new study from the RAND Corporation shows it would cost the military more money to create new pilots, rather than trying to retain the ones it currently has.
Senate Finance Committee ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore) said the IRS, faced with more questions and a “more complicated” filing season this year, expects to receive an unprecedented 14.6 million requests for filing extensions before the filing season deadline.
The president’s pick to lead the Interior Department may have more direct experience than his predecessor, but the concerns about ethics and department leadership have not abated.