Large swaths of the federal workforce are still out on mandatory telework because of the coronavirus, but the government could save billions of dollars each year if agencies continued to embrace work-from-home options even after the pandemic.
Members of Congress seized on the report’s findings as a wake-up call about gaps in the oversight of emergency pandemic spending and pointed to better data-sharing as a way to prevent the problem.
The National Federation of the Blind and four individual plaintiffs file a lawsuit in federal court against the Social Security Administration for its refusal to accept digital signatures.
In today’s Federal Newscast, dead people are getting coronavirus stimulus payments, and a bipartisan group of lawmakers asks the Treasury Department, IRS and Social Security Administration what they can do to stop it.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) said that before the COVID-19 pandemic, USPS and Treasury had negotiated lifting the Postal Service’s borrowing cap. But in return, he said Treasury asked for greater oversight of USPS.
In today’s Federal Newscast, over 40 Senate Democrats express opposition to how the Environmental Protection Agency is handling its collective bargaining with the American Federation of Government Employees.
It’s been more than two years since Congress agreed to overhaul federal administrative leave policies, but agencies are still missing the regulations needed to implement some of the more transformative changes.
Leadership from DHS and GSA held an opening ceremony Friday for the Center Building, located on the St. Elizabeths campus in Southeast D.C.
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.
GAO estimates agencies could save billions of dollars by reducing the number of agency programs with overlapping missions, but the OMB has yet to complete a comprehensive inventory of agency programs nearly a decade after Congress mandated it.