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What's on the menu besides you: Prey or pray?

After weeks of negotiations, the House and the Senate passed a compromise budget. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asked the Federal Managers Association to review the plan to see what it means for feds.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , budget , Senate , House , pay and benefits

Monday - 05/11/2015, 03:00am EDT

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del), Ranking Member, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

The Senate has cyber legislation and transition legislation on its agenda in the coming weeks. The House has passed two bills on cyber security that the Senate will take up, and the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee sends the Presidential Transitions Improvements Act of 2015 to the floor of the Senate. Senator Tom Carper, ranking member of that Committee, tells In Depth with Francis Rose there's an economic reason cyber security legislation is important.

Tags: Sen. Tom Carper , In Depth , Cybersecurity

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 04:56pm EDT
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What does Congress have planned for you?

NARFE legislative director Jessica Klement and Federal Times reporter Andy Medici join host Mike Causey to discuss proposed benefit cuts for federal workers and retirees.
May 6, 2015

Tags: pay and benefits , federal benefits , pay cut , FERS retirement program , Jessica Klement , NARFE , Andy Medici , Federal Times , Federal Managers Association , postal reform , Mike Causey , Your Turn , retirement , budget 2016 , budget battle

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 05:56pm EDT

VA nominee vows transformation of veterans heath care

Dr. David Shulkin led a turnaround of New York's Beth Israel Hospital as part of a long career in private sector hospital administration. He said running the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system would be a far greater challenge, but assured senators that his skills are transferrable to the public sector.

Tags: VA , Veterans Health Administration , David Shulkin , Senate Veterans Affairs Committee , Oversight , management , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 04:27am EDT
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House approves bill banning VA SES bonuses

An amendment to the Veterans Affairs appropriations bill would prohibit the agency from awarding performance bonuses to senior executives.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , bonus , Keith Rothfus , Carol Bonosaro , Shefali Kapadia

Monday - 05/04/2015, 10:22am EDT

Feds/Congress: The Fear Factor

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says Congress and the White House have made his job easier ... namely by giving him plenty of stories to write about that scare federal employees!

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , pay and benefits ,

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 03:00am EDT

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), House Subcommittee on Government Operations

The new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) has an email tip line so federal employees can tell him about what they see at their agencies. His subcommittee just held a hearing called, ''The Worst Places to Work in Government." But he says he wants to highlight the good things the Executive Branch is doing too. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose what he and his staff have focused on since he took leadership of the subcommittee.

Tags: Rep. Mark Meadows , In Depth , House Oversight and Goverment Reform Committee

Friday - 05/01/2015, 05:12pm EDT
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Time is right for a civilian employee compensation commission

Borrowing the military compensation commission concept and applying it to the civilian workforce could usher in a new era of certainty for employees, agencies and Congress.

Tags: commentary , pay and benefits , Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission , Francis Rose

Tuesday - 05/05/2015, 04:02am EDT

White House punts on military retirement reforms, House presses for changes

The Obama administration said Thursday that it not yet ready to express its views on key military compensation issues including health care and retirement, even after two years of study. A key House committee says retirement has been studied enough.

Tags: DoD , pay and benefits , retirement , Mac Thornberry , Adam Smith , Joe Heck , Jared Serbu

Friday - 05/01/2015, 04:20am EDT
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