Ten House Republicans reiterated their concerns for the recent fiscal 2018 budget proposals that would make significant changes to the federal retirement system for current and future employees and retirees. Eighteen senators, nearly all Democrats, also wrote their own letter to Senate leadership voicing their opposition.
President Donald Trump’s pick to run the Central Intelligence Agency’s legal department earned bipartisan support on Wednesday after promising to address the cybersecurity concerns voiced by the intelligence community’s leadership.
One of the original backers of the spending data standardization law, Warner wants to ensure agencies are still complying with the transparency law.
Fifteen senators signed a resolution this week, expressing their support of the federal workforce and pledging their opposition to recent actions from Congress and the White House.
Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) is urging a handful of large agencies to quickly move forward in their efforts to roll out the DATA Act by the May 2017 deadline.
The Office of Management and Budget published more guidance for agencies on what and how to report spending information to comply with the upcoming implementation of the DATA Act.
Sen. Mike Enzi is leading the charge for budget reform as Congress heads into the waning days of fiscal 2016 still looking for agreement on a spending bill.
A new report from HUD’s Inspector General says the agency’s inconsistent management and indecision is causing it to fall behind on DATA Act implementation.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, Maryland’s two Senators write the Office of Personnel Management to express the concern they’re hearing from federal employees about the dramatic premium increases for the program.
Full implementation of the DATA Act is at risk if the Treasury Department and Office of Management and Budget don’t start keeping better tabs on agencies and their spending reports, says the Government Accountability Office.
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) wants to see updated agency implementation plans, as well as a plan to ensure the law continues its implementation through the election season.
Objections to the use of lowest-price technically acceptable for contracts are growing, including Booz Allen Hamilton and CACI protests of DISA’s $17.5 billion ENCORE III solicitation and a new bill from two senators to restrict when the military uses this type of contract.
The Office of Management and Budget is reminding agencies what is expected of them as the countdown begins for the DATA Act’s full implementation in May 2017.
Three recent bills have been introduced in the House and Senate that address issues of administrative leave, Defense acquisition, and federal real property.
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) wants to know how well agencies are following the implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act. He asked about three dozen agencies about what resources they’ve spent, what additional help is needed and any best practices that they’ve learned along the way.