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.
Housing Secretary Ben Carson is trying to reassure his agency that budget cuts to HUD may not be as steep as housing advocates fear.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will offer urgent mental health care beginning this summer to thousands of veterans with less-than-honorable discharges, part of its expanded initiative to stem stubbornly high rates of suicide
The Senate Armed Services Committee has eased the path for an active duty general to become President Donald Trump’s new national security adviser
Howard Schmidt worked for Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush on cybersecurity issues and was a driving force behind a host of national strategies and initiatives.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asked the federal workforce whether their jobs in the new administration were as bad as some media reports say.