IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig has urged members of a House Appropriations subcommittee to give the agency the authority to hire short-term cyber and IT talent more quickly and pay them at a rate beyond the pay scale for career employees.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said he expects House Democrats will go along with the proposed USDA relocation when the department releases a final cost benefit analysis.
The Agriculture Department said it plans to make a final recommendation on a new location for both the Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture in early May.
The Trump administration got its first chance Tuesday to pitch to Congress its vision for performance-based rewards instead of across-the-board pay raises for federal employees.
The bill will allow troops to use tuition assistance for certifications and licensing.
The House Appropriations Committee dealt a significant budget blow to the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday as lawmakers debated the agency’s role in the water crisis surrounding Flint, Michigan.
A bill introduced this week in the House would improve training for veterans and change hiring practices to favor veterans.