Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital.
Congress has been criticized for kicking the can down the road when it comes to federal spending, but as the government shutdown clocks ticks closer to midnight — and agencies dust off their contingency plans — some are wondering if that kicked can might be the best option right now.
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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Experts from the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission and the Employer Assistance and Resource Network held a Twitter chat on April 19 to discuss problems and solutions in implementing a rule regarding the hiring of people with disabilities.
Linda Springer, a senior adviser at the Office of Management and Budget, said in part 2 of her exclusive interview about the Trump administration’s reorganization plans that the White House wants to give agencies a lot of freedom in how they execute their plans.
Linda Springer, a senior adviser at OMB, said the Trump administration is borrowing from past administrations and modifying many long-held concepts to reorganize and restructure the government.
What is the state of the clearance job market in 2017? Find out this week on Fed Access when host Derrick Dortch speaks with Evan Lesser, president of ClearanceJobs.com. April 21, 2017
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.
Facilities that house combat units are in bad condition and the funds are not there to fix them.
If the government workforce shrinks, as President Donald Trump says he thinks it should, then agencies need to make sure the people they do have are top notch. Tim McManus, chief operating officer of the Partnership for Public Service, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin how agencies can improve their recruiting game.
The EPA said it will continue an external hiring freeze as part of its efforts to meet the White House’s government reorganization directive.
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