Under a new master plan, the Department of Homeland Security will next focus on the construction of two new buildings on the St. Elizabeths campus in Washington, D.C.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the EPA has teamed up with the New York and Los Angeles mass transit systems to learn more about how to disinfect them.
The House Appropriations Committee’s draft spending bill sets aside $6 billion to modernize federal buildings and moves the Department of Homeland Security one step closer to a consolidated campus in the Washington metro area.
Randolph “Tex” Alles, the acting undersecretary for management at DHS, said through initiatives such as the St. Elizabeth’s consolidation and employee engagement, the agency is becoming more effective in meeting mission goals.
DHS’s St. Elizabeths West Campus isn’t affected by a water outage that hit a neighboring psychiatric hospital, but GSA is taking steps to test the agency water supply out of an abundance of caution.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Customs and Border Protection detailed its preparations for the pass-through of Hurricane Dorian.
The St. Elizabeths campus now houses senior DHS management officials, but the ongoing project still serves as a reminder that the agency faces an uphill battle when it comes to functioning like a unified agency – an issue it’s faced since its creation more than 15 years ago.
The Department of Homeland Security told House lawmakers last week it wants to build three new buildings, including a new facility for the newly renamed Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, on the St. Elizabeths campus by 2026.
The comprehensive spending package will give Oversight.gov — a one-stop shop for inspectors general reports— the modest $2 million it requested last fall to expand the website’s capabilities.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with the threat of a government shutdown looming, the National Treasury Employees Union is pleading with Congress to pass the seven remaining appropriations bills.