In today’s Federal Newscast, while some members of Congress are trying to make sure federal employees can get paid during a potential shutdown, don’t expect every member to feel sorry for them.
Each component within the Homeland Security Department applies standards differently when determining whether contractor personnel are fit to work on behalf of the agency.
DHS’ headquarters consolidation project is bleeding money, behind schedule and doing anything but bringing components together.
House Homeland Security Committee lawmakers tell DHS its fourth attempt to modernize financial systems has to be better.
Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) is holding a hearing Tuesday seeking answers from DHS on its plan to upgrade its financial systems.
FEMA has a limited view into the allegations of misconduct that come from the agency’s employees, because it lacks both the case management system and the written disciplinary policies to address misconduct from its cohort of temporary workers.
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.
House lawmakers criticized the Homeland Security Department’s mismanagement over the last 12 years of its initiative to modernize and consolidate its HR systems, saying the agency spent $180 million over the last 12 years and received few benefits.