A newly formed collective bargaining unit representing employees at the Agriculture Department's Economic Research Service has demanded USDA delay any relocations to the Kansas City region until it bargains over the move.
In today's Federal Newscast, a provision in the annual Defense bill the Senate Armed Services Committee released this week would order a top-to-bottom review of the contractor, civilian and military IT positions in each military service and DoD agency.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said the USDA relocation will save government $300 million over 15 years. About 100 employees are expected to move out of the national capital region by Aug. 1.
As employees at the Agriculture Department await word of a final site decision, more members of Congress are taking steps to try to block the proposed USDA relocation.
In today's Federal Newscast, USDA reveals where the agency is looking to relocate the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
While employees await a decision about the department's plans for the proposed USDA relocation, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced a new initiative designed to better organize workspace in the national capital region.
In today's Federal Newscast, a new federal interagency strategy from the Agriculture Department, the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, looks to reduce how much food is wasted.
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.
In today's Federal Newscast, three Senate Democrats want to take federal retirement cuts off the table in the proposed 2020 budget resolution.
President Donald Trump's 2020 budget request would give the Justice Department $72 million to fund stronger enforcement of immigration laws and reduce the nation's backlog of asylum cases.
In today's Federal Newscast, NASA announces it will be running a test flight of a crewed commercial space craft some time in July.
In today's Federal Newscast, a new report from the Defense Department shows there was a slight increase in the amount of sexual assaults reported at military academies.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Homeland Security Department says a series of incidents have tampered with agencies domain name systems (DNS) on their websites.
The Agriculture Department plans to reopen all Farm Service Agency offices for the duration of the partial government shutdown, on the same day a temporary plan to reopen select agency offices was set to expire.