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Norton's proposed bill rewards contractors for fair labor practices

When Congress resumes, Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton is set to introduce a bill that directs federal agencies to give preferential points to federal government vendors based on their labor practices. Norton's is the latest in a series of bills and orders designed to improve working conditions for federal contracting employees.

Tags: contracting , Eleanor Holmes Norton , House , fair labor practices , labor laws , acquisition , PSC , workforce , pay

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 05:04pm EDT

The way it was and the way it is on Capitol Hill

Maryland Congressman Frank Wolf and Janet Kopenhaver with Federally Employed Women join host Mike Causey to talk about what's ahead for Congress and feds.
October 29, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , Frank Wolf , Janet Kopenhaver , Federally Employed Women , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 05:45pm EDT

Parting shot from an old friend of feds

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey talks to an outgoing congressman who has been a loyal supporter of federal employees.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Drive , Frank Wolf

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 02:00am EDT

Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

Congress has repeatedly tried to eliminate the problem of defense acquisition programs that cost more than they're supposed to and take too long to deliver. After several decades of attempts, it might be time to admit that lawmakers can't solve all of the Pentagon's purchasing problems. As part of our special report, The Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform, Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu explains.

Tags: Jared Serbu , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , DoD , acquisition , Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform , Pentagon , In Depth

Thursday - 10/16/2014, 10:15am EDT
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What has Congress done for you lately?

Jessica Klement, legislative director for the National Active and Retired Federal Employees association, joins host Mike Causey for a look at how members of Congress voted on legislation that matters to feds.
October 15, 2014

Tags: Jessica Klement , NARFE , Mike Causey , Your Turn , Andy Medici

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 11:57am EDT

2015: New year, old threats

Feds won't need to consult tea leaves or gaze into a crystal ball to see what Congress congress has in store for them next year. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it will be the same old, same old again.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , cost of living , Mike Causeys Federal Report

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 02:00am EDT

Jessica Klement, Legislative Director, NARFE

Next month, 399 representatives and 28 senators seek re-election. That means federal employees can oversee and grade the people who oversee and grade their agencies. The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association releases its annual scorecard in time for the election. It keeps tabs on the 113th Congress and how it votes on key legislation affecting federal employees. Jessica Klement, legislative director of NARFE, tells In Depth with Francis Rose about some of those key votes.

Tags: Jessica Klement , NARFE , In Depth

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 04:06pm EDT
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Acquisition Legislation Timeline

The practices and procedures for how the federal government procures goods and services did not happen overnight. They were established by multiple pieces of legislation over many decades.

Tags: acquisition , Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 03:51am EDT
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