In Episode 2 of Bureauchat, Federal News Radio reporters Meredith Somers and Nicole Ogrysko catch up on vacant offices in the federal government — both the literal and bureaucratic ones. They also have a special holiday treat to get you in the mood to spread federal cheer.
The Senate stays silent on a pay raise for federal employees in its 2018 appropriations bill, meaning civilian workers are closer to a 1.9 percent boost next year.
The Defense and Veterans Affairs Departments sent answers to Congress about the oversight and timeline of joint electronic health records.
National Park Service is steward of hundreds of sites across the country that commemorate veterans, in the form of parks, battlefields and 14 national cemeteries.
The Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process has helped the military when Congress allows it. But the BRAC process might help the VA with its realignment.
Emily Murphy, the nominee to be the next administrator of the General Services Administration, received broad support from both sides of the aisle.
House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) said the legislation he recently introduced that sets up a BRAC-style commission to review medical facilities at the Veterans Affairs Department marks the beginning of a long conversation on the topic.
Leading the Army’s reevaluation of its facilities is Randy Robinson, the acting assistant Army secretary for installations, environment and energy.
The changes include updating the ratio of number of employees to federal facility parking spaces.
The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia shifted some of its planes around to make room for its newly-restored Sikorsky JRS-1.
The president might call it “reorganization.” Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin might call it “modernization.” But the general principles are the same.
The Defense Department is trying a new tactic on its plea for base realignment and closure.
The Energy Department’s Federal Energy Management Program 2017 Energy Exchange promises an opportunity to connect, collaborate and conserve.
Authorities say a suspicious envelope that sickened several people at an IRS building in Kansas City, Missouri, smelled like ammonia