References to DC as “the swamp” remind Senior Correspondent Mike Causey of the Princess Bride’s fire swamp, and its rodents of unusual size.
When Congress isn’t negotiating on spending caps or budget deals for this fiscal year and the next, members are considering other pieces of legislation that could have an impact on your work.
Construction of a new Veterans Affairs hospital in Aurora, Colorado, is 98 percent complete. But lawmakers are still frustrated that VA will have to keep the existing medical center open for another three-to-five years.
Government needs more cybersecurity people. It also needs to strengthen the senior executive service and get around its slow recruitment and hiring process.
The Navy will no longer discharge sailors who fail its physical fitness assessment, and is cancelling early-out programs that let sailors leave the military voluntarily, steps officials say are required by a “growing Navy.”
For 34 years, the White House chandeliers and the windows through which most of us see them were the responsibility of custodian Stewart Stevens.
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.