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AP News Guide: Big decisions await Congress on immigration
GSA, OMB held a listening session for federal employees, contractors to begin to develop an implementation plan for an e-commerce portal.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said he intends to divide the country 13 broad regions where a senior executive would manage and lead each area with joint input and collaboration from each of the department’s bureaus and subcomponents.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) have reintroduced the FAIR Act, which would give federal employees a 3 percent pay raise for 2019.
The Veterans Affairs Choice Program is still working to improve wait times at VA facilities and Congress remains deadlocked over a long-term funding for the program, but Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.), head of the House committee that oversees VA, insists things are getting better.
Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller, Washington Technology Editor-in-Chief Nick Wakeman and Lohfeld Consulting Group Founder & CEO Bob Lohfeld join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss some of 2017’s top contracting stories and what’s ahead for companies in 2018. January 15, 2017
President Donald Trump has questioned why the U.S. should permit more immigrants from “shithole countries.”
House lawmakers are looking for assurances from the Homeland Security Department that its equipment is safe, including both firearms and security technology.
Congress’ immigration negotiators dig in, hoping to take advantage of a window of opportunity opened by President Donald Trump
Does the repeal of net neutrality open the doors for more efficient high-speed connection? One FCC commissioner seems to think it will.
What were the top contracting stories in 2017? What’s ahead in 2018? Find out when Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller, Washington Technology Editor-in-Chief Nick Wakeman and Lohfeld Consulting Group Founder & CEO Bob Lohfeld join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. January 8, 2017
Soon members of Congress will return to the Hill to tackle the great issues of 2018 — besides getting re-elected, that is.
Federal News Radio counts down the Top 10 pay and benefits stories for 2017, a year that proved to be a bit of an emotional rollercoaster ride for federal employees.