FEMA officials and lawmakers says a provision in a 29-year-old law may be hurting relief efforts.
Critics say burrowing is not based on merit, and is a way for an administration to leave its sympathizers in place for years after it is gone.
Taking center stage this week is tax policy, as we expect to get our first look at the House’s version of a comprehensive tax reform package.
Though federal employees avoided $32 billion in potential cuts to the current retirement system in the 2018 budget resolution, Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) said he’s still keeping an eye on familiar proposals that lawmakers may tie to new tax reform policies.
Members of Congress will not use the budget resolution process to make significant changes to the federal retirement system.
The agency says it is on track to implement new hiring policies, and doubled down on its tax ID fraud defenses.
The House Science, Space and Technology subcommittee on Oversight promises to hold more hearings on the cybersecurity threat of Kaspersky Lab products to the government.
Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) thinks Congress can help lower the 21 percent military spouse unemployment rate.
Nomination votes for the Office of Personnel Management director and deputy director have stalled in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
Details on funding for the new program are still largely unclear. VA, however, believes administrative changes to the current Veterans Choice Program will save billions of dollars over 10 years.
The Defense Department concurred with all of the Future of the Army Commission’s recommendations involving the Pentagon.
The great tax debate is alive and well on Capitol Hill this week. While no bill is dealing with death directly, there’s a new one on health care insurance.
If you are puzzled, bewitched, bothered and bewildered by the congressional budget process, it means that you have been paying attention.
Panel recommends creating federal entity to collate statistics and provide more privacy protection for stakeholders.