Tristan Leavitt

  • Lack of quorum hits 3-year mark at MSPB, with no clear end in sight

    With the nominees to restore a quorum at the Merit Systems Protection Board still sitting quietly in the Senate, disagreement has begun over who’s to blame for the historic absences at the board. In an exclusive report, Federal News Network explored different sides of the debate.

  • Longtime Senate security director pleads guilty to lying to FBI

    In today’s Federal Newscast, James Wolfe, who was the head of the security for the Senate Intelligence Committee for almost 30 years, has plead guilty to making false statements to the FBI about his interactions with a news organization.

  • The 40-year history of the Civil Service Reform Act

    Tune in to FEDtalk on Federal News Radio, part of the Federal News Network October 13th, 2018, the Civil Service Reform Act (CSRA) turns 40 years old. The CSRA fundamentally changed the federal government and its workforce, spawning the majority of regulations, policies, and structures that continue to govern the day-to-day business of work within the federal government.

    October 13, 2018

  • Tristan Leavitt: What it’s like to work at the Office of Special Counsel

    The U.S. Office of Special Counsel deals with much more than whistleblower cases — its mission also covers complaints of political activity in the federal workplace.