The Trump administration seeks to cut more than $63 million from the IG offices at five agencies, according to its fiscal 2019 spending plan.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie says he’ll review some personnel moves and major agency actions himself, as 16 senators urge the new secretary to review a series of actions from prior VA leadership that have impacted career employees and executives.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Publishing Offices takes another stab at finding a vendor to print and mail 2020 census forms.
The Trump administration’s pick to run the Energy Department’s experimental research branch says he supports the president’s budget plan, which zeroes out funding for his agency.
The Trump administration sought to slow down the pace of federal regulation growth by telling agencies to retire to regulations for every new one they proposed.
After most Homeland Security Department nondisclosure agreements were deemed noncompliant with federal whistleblower laws, congressional overseers worry about other agencies.
The State Department approved hundreds of multi-million-dollar purchases without taking the due diligence to ensure the agency would get the most value for their money, according to a recent inspector general report.
The new Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said several new people will be taking top-level leadership positions at the agency shortly. Pamela Powers will be the department’s new chief of staff and Chris Syrek will be VA’s deputy chief of staff.
The Defense Department’s process for buying commercial items can take even longer than its traditional procurement system.
Former federal CIOs offered suggestions for how current technology executives can tamp down controversy in the aftermath of a cyber attack.
The White House Postal Task Force has yet to publicly release its recommendations on restructuring the Postal Service, but a Senate committee will soon shed more light on those plans.
Robert Goldenkoff, director of strategic issues at the Government Accountability Office, talked about preparations for 2020 on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
As the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General continues its work on probes tied to Scott Pruitt’s tenure as EPA administrator, Andrew Wheeler, the acting head of the agency, has called on employees to cooperate with the oversight office’s work.
New House Veterans Affairs Technology Modernization Subcommittee Chairman Jim Banks (R-Ind.) offered a preview of his oversight plans for VA’s electronic health record initiative.