When it comes to executing an executive order, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the phrase “the more the merrier” applies.
The General Services Administration celebrates its 67th anniversary on July 1, 2016. GSA not only manages the federal government’s properties, it has a lot of stuff it’s looking to unload. Here are some of the…
Hundred of thousands of federal employees work in space the government does not own. Leased space is a big ticket item for the government. Now the General Services Administration is rolling out a web application to help make leasing a little easier. John Thomas, of GSA’s policy and program execution division, talks to Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the Automated Advanced Acquisition Program.
Short-staffed and often criticized, the TSA aims to improve training for airport screeners.
Now that Congress looks poised to reject the Defense Department’s requests for another round of base realignments and closures (BRAC) for a fifth year in a row, the Air Force has decided to start its own process to calculate how valuable each of its bases actually are to the various missions it performs.
Federal prosecutors are investigating whether a Department of Homeland Security employee with top-secret clearance was planning an attack at the agency’s Washington headquarters when he entered the building with a gun, a knife, pepper spray and handcuffs
Rayburn House Office building is flooding, according to several sources on Twitter.
The Senate voted decisively to approve a defense policy bill that bars shuttering the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and denies the Pentagon’s bid to start a new round of military base closings
OPM allowed each federal agency to decide how it would deal with the ongoing Metro Safetrack maintenance plan. Here’s how they’ve responded.
One of government’s leading officials on the Freedom of Information Act says agencies need more open channels of communication with members of public seeking government records.
Navy Secretary says the maritime services haven’t devoted much attention to nuclear as a shore-side “alternative” energy option thus far, but it’s time to start.
Washington is about to get a new memorial to World War I. After a years-long effort, the World War I Centennial Commission chose designs by Chicago Architect Joe Weishaar and New York sculptor Sabin Howard. Weishaar joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk about the designs.
Assistant Secretary of the Army Katherine Hammack is leading the Army’s charge toward more sustainable bases. The Army has some ambitious near-term goals for energy savings.
OPM acting Director Beth Cobert gives agencies initial guidance to deal with the impending closures of the Washington, D.C. area subway system. In the memo, OPM recommended agencies review and expand flexible workplace policies.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), says a bill is being drafted to address Postal Service reforms. The reforms include addressing the mandate to pre-fund health retiree benefits, as well as merging the USPS Board of Governors and the Postal Regulatory Commission.