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OPM Chief defends pay freeze as a chance to 'right-size' compensation across occupations
In the News

May 09, 2018

Two of the federal government’s top management officials on Wednesday defended proposals to freeze civilian workers’ pay in 2019 and to implement myriad cuts to retirement benefit programs.

Government Executive


Federal employees face cuts to retirement benefits and pay freezes
In the News

May 09, 2018

Federal employees can be forgiven for feeling whiplashed by the Trump administration.

NPR


Conservatives, White House pressure McConnell for longer Senate work hours
In the News

May 08, 2018

Conservatives are upping pressure on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to either keep the Senate in session longer during the week or delay the August recess in order to catch up on funding the government and confirming President Trump's nominees.

The Hill


Feds can be fired for ‘dishonest conduct’ like that Trump is accused of. He could learn from honored employees.
In the News

May 06, 2018

President Trump represents the United States, but he is not representative of federal employees. If they, like he, repeatedly lied and disgraced the nation, they would face termination.

The Washington Post


Trump's biggest challenge is the appointee gap
In the News

May 06, 2018

If President Trump is to maximize the value of his time in office, he needs as many staffers in the government who share his policy views as possible.

Yahoo


Brutal confirmation process threatens to turn off would-be Trump picks
In the News

May 04, 2018

The increasingly nasty and protracted confirmation process in Washington is creating new headaches for the Trump administration as it tries to fill vacancies for critical government jobs. 

Fox News


Donald Trump's NRA speech, fact-checked
In the News

May 04, 2018

After a week of news about Stormy Daniels, President Donald Trump headed to Dallas to speak to members of the National Rifle Association.

PolitiFact


Appointee watch: Secretary of State confirmed, as CIA Director hearing looms
In the News

May 04, 2018

Last week, the Senate voted to confirm the nominees to two key Trump administration posts: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell.

Government Executive


Reversing the fed IT brain drain
In the News

May 03, 2018

In the first nine months of 2017, 79,637 Federal employees either quit or retired, Politico reported. Compare that number to 56,036 who left the government during the first nine months of the previous administration in 2009 and that’s almost a 50 percent spike.

MeriTalk


Pompeo interviewing candidates for State vacancies
In the News

May 03, 2018

New Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has begun interviewing candidates to fill a slew of vacant posts at the department as he seeks to make good on a pledge to build up the agency's workforce, a spokeswoman said Thursday.

The Hill


The Obama-era holdover still hanging onto her office
In the News

May 03, 2018

The last Obama-era holdover on the Federal Trade Commission is declining to step down — even after the Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to replace her.

Politico


Changing nature of federal work highlighted
In the News

May 02, 2018

A good government group has highlighted the changing nature of federal government work, with the share of professional and administrative employees increasing by about 11 percentage points to just under 70 percent since 1998, with offsetting decreases mainly in clerical, blue-collar and technical jobs.

FEDWeek


Key Obama climate orders still on the books
In the News

May 02, 2018

President Trump appears to relish signing documents that unravel his predecessor's work.

E&E News


New Secretary of State vows to ‘listen’ and ‘learn’ from staff
In the News

May 02, 2018

Even before Mike Pompeo’s official swearing-in by President Donald Trump on Wednesday, the new Secretary of State made the diplomatic rounds in Europe and the Middle East. But this week checked off another box when he visited the Department of State’s D.C. headquarters.

Federal News Radio


White House faces lawsuit alleging temporary VA leader is serving unlawfully
In the News

April 30, 2018

The Trump administration is facing even more potential disruption with leadership at the Veterans Affairs Department, with two groups suing over the validity of the department's temporary leader just days after the president's nominee to serve as permanent secretary withdrew his name from consideration.

Government Executive


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