Though federal management experts like much of what they see in the Office of Management and Budget’s reorganization and restructuring plan, they say the White House needs to craft a more positive message to sell their ideas to the federal workforce.
Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz says it was a “tough decision,” but he won’t run for re-election next year
President Donald Trump is on a mission to rebuild the U.S. military. But naturally some ask if that’s where the U.S. really needs to spend its money? There may be threats abroad, but there are plenty at home too. Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione talks with Catherine Lutz, international studies and anthropology professor at Brown University, about the impacts of the increasing military spending on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Former deputy undersecretary of Defense Bill Greenwalt will serve as the Professional Services Council’s new senior advisor for research and development, the group announced Wednesday.
The EPA said it will continue an external hiring freeze as part of its efforts to meet the White House’s government reorganization directive.
If you work for the government, you know about reorganizations. Every president does it, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey. Get ready for the same-old-same-old.
The Trump administration’s government reorganization directly impacts federal agencies, but Congress will have its work cut out as lawmakers balance their own jurisdictional priorities with policy and personnel changes.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said he’s not surprised by the low morale his workforce has felt for years. In his first public speech since becoming secretary, Kelly offered a glimpse of his management and leadership style and said lawmakers should “shut up and support the men and women on the front lines.”
What do federal employees think about President Donald Trump’s plans to reorganize the federal government? Find out this week on Your Turn when host Mike Causey talks with Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller and NARFE Legislative Director Jessica Klement. April 19, 2017
Largely under the radar, the Commerce Department has been building a network of public-private partnerships to boost U.S. manufacturing. It’s working under a law from 2014 known as the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act. The Government Accountability Office found that Commerce needs to do more to encompass participation by other federal agencies who contribute people and money. John Neumann, GAO’s director of natural resources and environment issues, shares more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Former chief human capital officer at DHS explains how Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney’s reorganization memo impacts agencies and their employees.
The nation’s number-two military officer added himself to the list of Defense officials who’ve expressed unease about taking funds away from the State Department as one way to pay for a $54 billion plus-up in military spending.
President Donald Trump’s new executive order on April 18 will mandate agencies follow buy-American acquisition rules and close loopholes that allow for waivers and exemptions.
Jeannette Hanna-Ruiz, the space agency’s associate chief information officer for IT security and senior agency information security official, is leaving after only eight months.
Federal employees offered mixed reviews of the Office of Management and Budget’s new plan to reorganize and restructure the federal government and workforce. Meanwhile, more than 40 percent of respondents to an exclusive Federal News Radio survey said morale has significantly decreased at their agencies since the beginning of the new administration.