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Know a federal employee going above and beyond in the human resources arena? Nominate them for a Causey Award.
Under intense congressional and media pressure, VA has moved aggressively to eliminate its backlog of new claims for disability benefits. But veterans who appeal VA's decisions are still waiting years, on average.
Former Comptroller General David Walker is calling for the creation of a new independent commission to recommend ways the government can remove duplication and extraneous spending. The recommendations made by the commission would require a full up-or-down vote, similar to the Base Realignment and Closure process.
- New: Senators seek cost cuts for F-35 fighter jet
- Fed pens new furlough song
- New: Web guru Dorris brings new life to government websites
- Navy strikes enterprise licensing deal with Oracle
- Contractors with security clearances lack path to report problems
- NSA leak case gives vendors reason to reevaluate personnel
- 8 contract executives guilty of 8(a) contracting fraud
- Whistleblower suit leads to $12M false claims settlement by SAIC
- USPS reaches energy reduction goal ahead of schedule
The Internal Revenue Service is about to pay $70 million in employee bonuses despite an Obama administration directive to cancel discretionary bonuses because of automatic spending cuts enacted this year, according to a GOP senator. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa says his office has learned that the IRS is executing an agreement with the employees' union on Wednesday to pay the bonuses. Grassley says the bonuses should be canceled under an April directive from the White House budget office.
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One of the things that we feel has not happened is that while great work is done by GAO, the inspectors general, OMB and many others, many times they don't make specific actionable recommendations that Congress then has to say yay or nay on.
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