For contractors in the middle, life can be tougher, says Paul Murphy, senior data analyst at Bloomberg Government.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management sets up its second official emergency leave transfer program of this month.
Opioids to asteroids: agencies, industry and academia trade knowledge, but not dollars.
Tens of thousands of feds are still working around the clock in six states in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.
NASA is using a special contracting system known as non-reimbursable space act agreements to obtain the latest in space technologies.
The Army Corps of Engineers was part of the all-of-government response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
In today’s Federal Newscast, House lawmakers continue the prohibition of using any funding to pay for competitions using Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76.
The Air Force chief of staff says he’s giving local commanders more discretion on crew resting periods. The broader point, he says, is to give wings and squadrons authority to run their missions without interference from headquarters.
The president might call it “reorganization.” Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin might call it “modernization.” But the general principles are the same.
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Services and West Virginia University are teaming up to take on opioid addiction.
The federal flood insurance program was already billions of dollars in the red before Hurricanes Harvey and Irma arrived.
A half dozen Interior Department appointees were negotiating private sector jobs toward the end of the Obama administration.
In today’s Federal Newscast, as the Navy continues to investigate the deadly crashes involving two of its ships this summer, two commanders in the 7th Fleet where the crashes occurred have been relieved of duty.
The Navy knows it will need to spend more than $9 billion to renovate its shipyards to meet its current missions. But it hasn’t planned for that expenditure, and the Government Accountability Office says it may be a lowball estimate.
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