In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office polled nine acting inspectors general and their staffs to find out how operations are effected by not having a permanent IG in place.
Lawmakers have spent the last four weeks finalizing appropriations for fiscal 2018, with the intent of packaging all 12 spending bills into one omnibus.
From reauthorization and reorganizations of the Homeland Security Department to whistleblower protections, security clearances and burrowing, these bills are worth keeping an eye on as the Senate debates, amends and votes on them.
The Homeland Security Department is finalizing regulations for a new personnel system for its cyber workforce, which would change the way it recruits, hires, pays and retains top talent.
The Senate on Wednesday night confirmed both Jeff Pon and Michael Rigas to serve as director and deputy director for the Office of Personnel Management.
The Energy Department will — if Congress goes along with the funding — set up a cybersecurity, energy security and emergency response office.
No federal agency has escaped a close-up look at something by the Government Accountability Office – including itself. Now, GAO is setting up a new strategy plan.
They need experienced career staff to execute policy direction. It is probably safe to say there are too many political appointees in some agencies.
For all the talk in government about artificial intelligence, many of the AI tools in use by federal agencies today carry out a modest set of responsibilities.
The Defense Department’s new chief management officer is looking for “immediate wins” in cutting bureucratic inefficiency, starting with more reliance on shared services.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Special Counsel updates its its guidance regarding when federal employees’ use of social media violates the Hatch Act.
Stakeholders working in the security clearance community say they’re seeking clear, consistent leadership to drive major changes to the governmentwide process.
After three years of reforms, Congress is getting its report card from the military.
GAO report found SSA in violation of Federal Vacancies Reform Act after agency goes 5 years without appointed commissioner, or even a nominee.