The defense secretary gave Congress a list of grievances regarding the 2018 defense authorization bill.
This week on FEDtalk, we are discussing the dwindling capacity of members and their staffs to effectively do their jobs as responsibilities increase.
October 20, 2017
President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the CIA’s independent watchdog is telling Congress that he’s never read the Senate’s so-called torture report.
The Veterans Affairs Department released its draft proposal to revise the current Veterans Choice Program, setting up weeks of passionate debate on what the future of the program should look like.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry defended his use of non-commercial aircraft for official travel, which the department says has come with a $50,000-plus price tag.
Now back in session, the Senate will take up a budget resolution for 2018 and markup appropriations bills for three big agencies.
The suspension means taxpayers cannot create new online accounts using Secure Access.
House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) said the legislation he recently introduced that sets up a BRAC-style commission to review medical facilities at the Veterans Affairs Department marks the beginning of a long conversation on the topic.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is asking for a $187 million adjustment to fiscal 2018 levels to help with immediate challenges.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bill to let Thrift Savings Plan participants make more withdrawals from the TSP passes the House and heads to the Senate.
The Defense Department is strongly urging lawmakers to give it the authority to resume responsibility for its own security clearance process. Lawmakers, however, are skeptical.
NIST recently completed a “security sprint” and is implementing lessons learned.
As the Defense Department plans to split its acquisition office, it’s planning on using existing authorities to take a bite out of contracting time.
The congressional budget resolution is long, complicated and could impact your federal retirement. Federal News Radio explains how the resolution process works and how it could impact you.