A new survey from the Association of Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM) shows more than 50% of the respondents say their ERM programs are either “highly engaged” or “extremely engaged.”
With unemployment still high and a new economic slump possible this winter, President-elect Joe Biden has announced a liberal team of economic advisers
Nearly a year after the governmentwide Chief Data Officers Council held its first meeting, members are looking to move agencies beyond “quick wins” and one-off solutions to build stronger data literacy.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic forced nearly all agencies to accelerate IT transformation, federal financial offices had already spent years rethinking the way they do business and investing in emerging technology.
In today's Federal Newscast, two House Democrats are introducing their own legislation that would give retirees a higher cost-of-living adjustment next year.
A group of 43 House members, including four Republicans, are again calling on the Trump administration to give federal employees and military members the choice to opt-out of the president's payroll tax deferral.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence has extended waivers for agencies requesting more time to excise that gear from their networks.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is defending operational changes at the Postal Service made before and during his tenure that have been put on hold by several federal judges within the past week.
IGs on the committee continue to send up red flags on COVID-19 spending. SBA's IG office, for example, recently issued management alerts warning of billions of dollars potentially exposed to fraud.
In today's Federal Newscast, Comptroller General Gene Dodaro implores agencies and Congress to implement what he called 16 concrete recommendations immediately to significantly improve the nation’s response to the current pandemic.
If the government is in the habit of sending people money during emergencies, why not do it in time for the height of the need?
Both federal civilian employees and active-duty military members will see temporary changes to their take-home pay as a result of the president's tax deferral, a senior administration official told Federal News Network. Though civilian employees and the military will see savings later this month, they're expected to pay back deferred taxes starting next January.
A few years after setting goals to modernize the federal financial system, the Treasury Department’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service has already seen much of its work pay off during the coronavirus pandemic.
In today's Federal Newscast, agencies have spent almost $18 billion on goods and services in response to the coronavirus pandemic from March to June, and 47% of that was not competed among vendors.