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House ready to OK GOP budget, rejects rival plans

After rejecting a bipartisan compromise and President Obama's budget Wednesday, the House prepares to vote on a Republican plan that calls for an extension of the federal pay freeze through 2015, increased federal retirement contributions and a reduction of the federal workforce by 10 percent.

Tags: budget , House , Senate , Barack Obama , John Boehner , James Lankford , Medicaid

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 07:44am EDT

House Oversight FISMA bill envisions beefed-up OMB role

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee unveiled a bill to overhaul a decade-old law detailing how federal agencies protect their computer networks from cybersecurity threats. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), the chairman of the committee, told Federal News Radio the Office of Management and Budget is better poised to be a "fair arbitrator" than the Homeland Security Department.

Tags: House , Senate , cybersecurity , FISMA , Darrell Issa , DHS , OMB , Joseph Lieberman , Elijah Cummings , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , Susan Collins , John McCain

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 08:43pm EDT
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USPS plan to set up own health plan faces lawmakers' skepticism

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe testified today before a House subcommittee saying a USPS-sponsored plan would save $7 billion a year. Such a plan, Donahoe said, would offer equal or better coverage to current employees and retirees.

Tags: USPS , Patrick Donahoe , pay and benefits , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , Stephen Lynch , Darryl Issa , Walton Francis , retirement , FEHBP

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 12:57pm EDT

Union objects to Postal Service plan to withdraw from FEHBP

The Postal Service is on Capitol Hill today pitching its strategy to withdraw employees from the federal health insurance program.

Tags: Fred Rolando , NALC , USPS , FEHBP , pay and benefits , budget , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 10:53am EDT
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Lawmakers call TSA screeners ineffective, rude

House members of both parties on Monday teed off against the agency in charge of airport and port anti-terrorist screening, saying it uses ineffective tactics, wastes money on faulty equipment and treats travelers rudely.

Tags: TSA , DHS , House , Darrell Issa

Monday - 03/26/2012, 06:51pm EDT

Military leaders assert zero-tolerance for hazing

Military services still struggle to track hazing incidents, but insist incidents that harm or demean servicemembers won't be tolerated.

Tags: DoD , Army , Navy , Marine Corps , Coast Guard , Air Force , Rick West , Michael Barrett , Judy Chu , Mike Coffman , hazing , Harry Lew , Danny Chen , Jared Serbu

Monday - 03/26/2012, 05:51am EDT
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Bill will propose combining Energy, EPA into one agency

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) is introducing legislation this week to consolidate the Energy Department and the Environmental Protection Agency into a single agency.

Tags: Marsha Blackburn , Richard Burr , EPA , Energy , consolidation , GAO , OMB

Monday - 03/26/2012, 12:57pm EDT

Senate debates future of Postal Service

The Senate will take a procedural vote today to start debating on bipartisan legislation, S.1789.

Tags: USPS , Joe Lieberman , Senate , pay and benefits , health plan , budget

Monday - 03/26/2012, 10:13am EDT

Lawmakers, US agency favor Hatch Act changes

Jon Greiner's election to the Utah Senate caused his firing as Ogden police chief. Philadelphia transit cop Matthew Arlen was barred from a local school board race in Pennsylvania. And New York state port official Terrence Hurley was knocked out of a county race.

Tags: Hatch Act

Saturday - 03/24/2012, 08:16am EDT

Obama calls for end of transportation showdown

Tags: President Obama , DoT ,

Saturday - 03/24/2012, 11:42am EDT
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