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In today's Federal Newscast: The Treasury Department is temporarily suspending investments in the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund. Federal contracting officers have new training and certification requirements. And the State Department is launching a new program to resettle refugees in the U.S.
Maybe it's because nearly everyone pays taxes, but few annual reports get more attention than that of the taxpayer advocate's annual report to Congress.
The National Archives and Records Administration signed a memorandum of understanding with its union to extend telework eligibility to all permanent agency employees.
Congress is giving the IRS new priorities to staff up and deal with a pandemic-era backlog of tax returns — but a slightly smaller annual budget to meet those goals.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is line for another budget boost, while lawmakers are also reauthorizing CISA’s marquee cyber defense program for another year.
Biden administration officials point to “great strides” in agencies progress under the President’s Management Agenda, just after it hit its one-year anniversary.
In today's Federal Newscast, you can add the treasury department to the list of agencies whose workload may significantly increase due to climate change.
Every policy change has consequences — some intentional, but others can be unexpected. The unexpected ones are the ones that can make a big impact, for Treasury, to the tune of $837,000.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen outlined “bold commitments” the IRS will make over the next six months to build out its workforce and upgrade its IT capabilities.
Last year, Congress asked the National Academy of Public Administration to examine the sources of data for Social Security and how well it can access them. Here is what they found.
No fewer than six agencies over the last six weeks promoted or hired new executives to focus on cybersecurity challenges, demonstrating the continued demand for these skillsets.
The Government Accountability Office says the Treasury Department has made good progress on some deficiencies on financial statements, but new ones have popped up.
Also in today's Federal Newscast, GAO recommends the military services clear up their tattoo policies.