The Environmental Protection Agency faces a 31 percent cut to its budget, a number that agency advocates say will harm the workforce and public health.
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said proposed budget reductions for agencies such as EPA or HUD are based on the administration’s goals and priorities, and leaders at those agencies will be able to decide how best to address smaller budgets.
Significant cuts to EPA’s state programs and workforce have sent agency executives and employees’ unions scrambling to get a better understanding of what direction the Trump administration wants to take the department.
About 58 percent of federal employees say their workloads have increased since President Donald Trump authorized a temporary hiring freeze for some agencies, according to a recent survey from the National Treasury Employees Union.
The Trump administration’s plan to reduce non-defense discretionary spending by 10 percent means civilian agencies will need to look at programs and personnel, not just for this year, but for the long-term. Some fiscal observers says it’s time to consider budget process reform.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has been sworn in to lead the Environmental Protection Agency
Cars coming from Mexico can reach half the world’s market with no tariffs, twice as much as cars built in the U.S.
A plan for rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure would cut across several agencies — Transportation, EPA, Interior and maybe Commerce. And that might be part of the difficulty of getting it done. Roll Call Senior Editor David Hawkings shares his take on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Legislation proposed by a House Republican would eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency by the end of 2018. Some say it’s political grandstanding, while others suggest maybe it’s time for an update to EPA. But what would it take to dismantle a large federal agency?
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says feds should brace for a reorganization, and offers some tips to survive it.
Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) introduced one-sentence bill that would terminate the Education Department by Dec. 31, 2018.
Environmental Protection Agency ethics officials are reminding employees of the ethical guidelines they must follow if they’re speaking or acting in their capacity as an EPA employee. These ethics rules haven’t changed in the new administration, the EPA Office of General Counsel said.
Renee Wynn tells Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm about her experience as NASA’s chief information officer.
While the Trump administration mulls over potential changes at the Environmental Protection agency, one Florida congressman wants to abolish it entirely.
Elements of it might have been controversial, but the Trump administration in its second week launched a slew of new initiatives.