Slew of bills helping the Veterans Affairs Department shows how much Congress can get done within a limited scope.
The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments are saddled with real estate they can’t get rid of. Agencies are adept at adding, but slow to eliminate the obsolete.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says past performance isn’t a predictor in financial markets, and federal investors are nervously wondering what to do with their TSP accounts when the next big, long overdue correction hits.
Does the government fire enough people? Does it deal effectively with poor performers? Is the disciplinary and adverse action process effective? The answer to all three questions is probably no.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says despite it being home to Congress, Washington, D.C. takes the least vacation time of any other major American city.
Dan Magneson, a fish biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, discusses how decisions he made 25 years ago led to an unexpected retirement windfall.
You’ve heard of agile software development? This Marine Corps engineer took an agile approach to re-designing body armor.
Steve Bennett, Ph.D., director of SAS’ Global Government Practice, explains how agencies can use their data to make better decisions.
Federal News Radio is testing out a new homepage and wants to hear what readers think about it.
Don Maclean, the chief cybersecurity technologist at DLT Solutions, argues that the EO needs more carrot and stick to improve executive accountability of cybersecurity.
After the collapse of the FBI headquarters project, will some sort of sanity or regulation ever come to federal construction?
Clark Campbell, the vice president for public sector for BDNA, argues that if agencies don’t address end of life technology, the next cyber attack could be much worse.
John Chirhart, the federal technical director of Tenable, argues for a fundamental change in the way agencies approach cybersecurity for the long-term.
VA fired, demoted or gave long suspensions to 749 people since Jan. 20. But it doesn’t say what they did.
The so-called “Obamaphone” is back into the news in recent days because of a GAO report on the Federal Communication Commission’s Lifeline program.