In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Special Counsel found that FCC Commissioner Michael O’Reilly violated the Hatch Act stumping for conservative candidates during a speech.
In today’s Federal Newscast, two organizations are suing the Veterans Affairs Department over the White House’s decision to appoint Defense Undersecretary Robert Wilkie to be acting VA secretary.
In today’s Federal Newscast, acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie urges Congress to take action to permanently fund the Veterans Choice program.
The 150-member Republican Study Committee has listed its budget priorities for 2019, calling for eliminating all automatic pay raises for federal workers, and increasing their contributions to their own retirement. The conservative group’s also wants to make it easier for federal employees to be fired.
More than 200 employees with U.S. Customs and Border Protection have been arrested on corruption-related charges in the last 14 years. Thirteen of those arrests have come during the Trump Administration.
House Democratic leaders want to subpoena the Homeland Security and Justice departments for documents they have failed to provide regarding possible violations of whistleblower laws.
The director of the Office of Personnel Management said he wants to restore the importance of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council. Jeff Pon has asked agency and department heads to put very senior level representatives on the council that strategizes human resource policy for government employees.
Another lawmaker wasnts federal agencies to re-locate out of the Washington metropolitan area. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) introduced a bill authorizing OMB and GSA administrator to chose where agencies should move.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department settles a lawsuit that alleges Armstrong violated sponsorship agreements his cycling team had with USPS.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations and Environment Lucian Niemeyer tells members of Congress about how six years of sequestration effected military buildings.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Space Council, led by Vice President Mike Pence, will recommend giving Commerce the task of maintaining space situational awareness to be shared with civil, commercial and military users of satellites.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department will be sending up to 4,000 troops to U.S.-Mexico border to assist the Homeland Security Department.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department’s research and engineering chief says the office’s creation is to counter advancements made in the field by U.S. adversaries.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new executive order assembles a team to look into how USPS prices its package delivery services.