Several trade industry groups have urged congressional reform to speed up the security clearance process for federal employees and contractors.
The Veteran Affairs Department has been told it can help stem the rise in veteran suicides by speeding the hiring process for mental health workers.
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 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.
House Democrats are increasing their pressure on President Donald Trump to rescind his recent executive orders on official time and collective bargaining.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Customs and Border Protection Executive Assistant Commissioner in it’s Field Operations Office Todd Owen says CBP rarely separates family units at ports of entry.
In today’s Federal Newscast, almost three dozen former military officers and officials said the ban undermines national security.
In today’s Federal Newscast, according to an assessment of its own workforce, nearly have of senior leaders at the Food and Drug Administration are eligible to retire in the next two years.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Transportation is letting a “limited number” of young veterans and military reservists who’ve obtained the military equivalent of a commercial drivers license operate commercial trucks on domestic highways.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a D.C.-area congresswoman introduces legislation to make sure federal employees get at least up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the State Department plans to spend almost $1 billion to modernize four key services under the Bureau of Consular Affairs.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Raphael Sanchez, former chief counsel for Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s Office of Principal Legal Advisor used the identities of undocumented immigrants to open fraudulent lines of credit.
Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) has offered legislation to give federal employees up to 12 weeks of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster placement of a child.
The Internal Revenue Service faces an uphill battle in preparing for the next filing season, according to National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson.