It’s unclear exactly when Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz will leave office, but his departure as chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committees opens the door to a variety of new candidates, who have the opportunity to shift the committee’s focus back to issues of federal and financial management and government efficiency.
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Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz says it was a “tough decision,” but he won’t run for re-election next year
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.
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.
The Trump administration, as it promised, ended the 90-day hiring freeze. Simultaneously it launched an ambitious plan to re-do the executive branch bureaucracy top to bottom.
President Donald Trump picks Neomi Rao to lead the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs and Russell Vought to be deputy director at OMB.
Navy and other Defense officials tried, but failed to persuade Congress to make the change as part of the 2017 Defense authorization bill that passed in December. But top Navy personnel officials are lobbying lawmakers to include the language in this year’s bill. It would allow military promotion boards to place officers “of particular merit” at the top of promotion lists, ahead of their peers.
Karen Lee, who spent the last seven years in the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Federal Financial Management, joined the Universal Service Administrative Company as a vice president for rural healthcare.
Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter is returning to teach at Harvard University after leaving the Pentagon.
The strength and durability of the budget depends not only on the agency, but also on regulations such as the federal hiring freeze. David Lewis, professor of political science at Vanderbilt, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss how federal executives can deal with the potential crossover.
Dr. Crystal Valentine, VP of MapR Technologies, talks to Women of Washington about how to encourage more women to pursue careers in technology. She also shares her personal journey to success in the technology industry.
The Trump administration’s abrupt request for their resignations has left affected U.S. attorneys scrambling to brief the people left behind and to say goodbye to colleagues
Hillary Hartley, the deputy executive director and creative director of GSA’s 18F organization, is leaving in early April, while former 18F co-founder Aaron Snow has found a new home.
I’m always inspired by people who really have the right to whine, but don’t. People like GPO’s Beth Ann Telford.