Between Donald Trump’s summit with Vladimir Putin and still unresolved immigration issues, Congress is reacting — or in some cases remaining silent — on a wide range of challenges. Roll Call’s David Hawkings talked with Tom Temin about it.
Several trade industry groups have urged congressional reform to speed up the security clearance process for federal employees and contractors.
Do you remember what your work-wise, midsummer nightmares were this time last year? Even if you were on vacation this time last year, chances are you were thankful that the very real shutdown threatened for April didn’t materialize.
Oversight committees in both chambers of Congress this week will consider the president’s nominees to sit on the Merit Systems Protection Board, along with other changes to disciplinary actions and probationary periods for federal employees.
Some agency-inspector general relationships have drifted out of favor over the past 40 years. The IG community says it’s time to swing the pendulum back.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s chief of staff tells congressional investigations that the agency assigns public-records requests from environmental groups or others that it sees as “politically charged” to special internal review
Construction work continues in the west wing of the Cannon House Office Building, the oldest congressional building. Phase 1 of the Cannon Renewal Project began in January 2017 and is scheduled to be complete in November.
The Senate has confirmed Emory Rounds as the new director of the Office of Government Ethics. The agency veteran was a surprise nominee considering the strained relationship President Donald Trump has had with the office.
The Trump administration sent to Congress earlier this week a draft bill called the Federal Information Technology Supply Chain Risk Management Improvement Act.
The Affordable Care Act set up complicated relationships between health insurance providers and the Health and Human Services Department.
The Senate has announced long-awaited hearings for three nominees to the Merit System Protection Board. The agency that handles appeals from the Civil Service Commission has lack a quorum to do business for more than 18 months.
Former DHS CHCO Jeff Neals says the federal budget process is broken and agencies are not getting appropriations until too late in the fiscal year.
Some federal leaders and lawmakers think now is precisely the time to be considering the implications of artificial intelligence.
The White House believes federal unions across the country have been taking taxpayers for a ride using “official” time, which is meant to monitor health and safety issues in contracts, to conduct union business.