In today’s Federal Newscast, a Government Accountability Office report says four Marine Corps Commands either overspent or underspent at least $5 million on civilian personnel in 2019.
Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent, who has overseen some of the administration’s reskilling pilots, said some anxieties about automation aren’t new.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management says it’s closely monitoring agencies’ use of the student loan repayment program in a tough budget environment.
The team behind the FITARA scorecard at the Government Accountability Office says changes are in the works for the next IT modernization rubric.
GAO ranked 10 federal systems in most need of modernization and they range from 8-to-51 years old and cost about $337 million annually to maintain.
The Office of Management and Budget is expected to release a new memo in the next month or so detailing new goals and a strategy for shared services.
Lawmakers introduced legislation to publish standards for granting, denying or revoking security clearances.
Congressional appropriators are concerned about the Department of Veterans Affairs’ plans to implement and pay for the VA MISSION Act, which may likely place more veterans in the hands of more costly private providers.
Some 1,150 housing contracts expired during the 35-day government shutdown, but the Department of Housing and Urban Development said the situation could have been avoided if its contract management system wasn’t more than 30 years old.
Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) said he hoped for more bipartisan support in 2019 for major issues like cybersecurity and transportation.