In today’s Federal Newscast, Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA) and Ted Lieu (D-CA) updated their whistleblower guide, describing how federal employees in specific agencies can safely share information with inspectors general and the press.
In today’s Federal Newscast, President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week directing federal agencies to cut at least one-third of all federal advisory committees.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee passed a bipartisan bill Tuesday that would “ban the box” and prohibit federal agencies and contractors from asking a job applicant about their criminal history until after they’ve made a conditional employment offer.
Two Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill to establish a cyber adviser and office in the executive branch.
In today’s Federal Newscast, 24 agencies plan to consolidate their office space in the coming years according to the Government Accountability Office.
In today’s Federal Newscast, despite facing recent scrutiny, some veterans organizations still feel Dr. David Shulkin is the best person to run the Veterans Affairs Department.
As lawmakers seek a ‘seal of approval’ for the Internet of Things, NIST recently gave federal agencies and private industry a better roadmap to future IoT cybersecurity concerns.
The 8½ inch floppy disk held up at the recent House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing was good theater, but it doesn’t tell the entire story of the state of old technology in the government.
Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and Steve Russell (R-Okla.) called on the White House to find a more appropriate and secure location to store personal information gleaned from the security clearance process.
While the number of people in Congress calling for the OPM director to resign grows, the White House is voicing support for Katherine Archuleta. NTEU and NARFE have sent letters to OPM asking for more details on the second breach.