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Grassley, Issa call for review of federal policies for using personal email

In a letter to Office of Management and Budget Acting Director Jeff Zients, the two lawmakers say the Food and Drug Administration lawsuit raises broader questions about how other agencies monitor employee use of personal email. The House and Senate members want OMB to conduct a governmentwide analysis of these policies.

Tags: technology , Charles Grassley , Jeff Zients , OMB , FDA , privacy , whistleblower protection , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 02:34pm EST

House probes OPM management, IT in wake of fellowship debacle

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said a recent mishap involving the Presidential Management Fellowship not only threatens the program's prestige but could point to larger technology issues within OPM.

Tags: Congress , House , technology , IT , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , USAJobs , retirement backlog , Dennis Ross , John Berry , Presidential Management Fellowship

Monday - 03/05/2012, 05:07pm EST

Congress blames itself for duplicative programs

Faced with a 423-page report from the Government Accountability Office detailing potential duplication, fragmentation and overlap in nearly every corner of government, lawmakers pointed a finger at themselves for reducing oversight of federal programs and trying to fix problems without understanding what solutions the government already offered.

Tags: GAO , Gene Dodaro , duplicative programs , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Tom Coburn , consolidation authority , Danny Werfel , OMB , management , Emily Kopp , Congress

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 05:57pm EST

USPS to shutter, consolidate more than half of mail-processing centers

The U.S. Postal Service recommends cutting its network of mail-processing centers in half, capping a five-month review of its facilities as part of a plan to restore it to financial stability. Of 264 facilities examined, 223 will be consolidated or closed. USPS officials projects the closures will affect 30,000 full-time employees.

Tags: USPS , budget , workforce , Tom Carper

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 04:47pm EST

Culture change necessary for successful federal reorganization?

Dan Blair, the president and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration, recently testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about restructuring federal agencies. He joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss his testimony and the prospects for an agency consolidation.

Tags: management , best practices , In Depth , House Oversight and Government Reform , Dan Blair , National Academy of Public Administration , Francis Rose ,

Friday - 02/17/2012, 05:47pm EST
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Postal Service posts $3.3B loss for the quarter

The Postal Service said large losses would continue until the agency can trim its workforce, close some facilities, and restructure its healthcare program. The Postal Service posted a total loss of $5.1 billion in fiscal 2011.

Tags: USPS , Joe Corbett , Patrick Donahoe , financial management , Congress , Emily Kopp , budget

Thursday - 02/09/2012, 02:12pm EST
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Lawmakers continue battle over federal retirement benefits

In the latest attempt to cut federal retirement benefits, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has reported out legislation that would make feds contribute more of their salaries to their pensions and end the FERS annuity supplement for people who retire before age 62.

Tags: Emily Kopp , John Sepulveda , Veterans Affairs , Gerry Connolly , Dennis Ross , pay and benefits , NTEU , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , workforce , CSRS , FERS , House

Wednesday - 02/08/2012, 05:41am EST

Cummings: Fight ahead for federal pay raise

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the ranking member on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, anticipates strong opposition to President Obama's promised 0.5 percent pay increase for federal employees.

Tags: pay and benefits , Elijah Cummings , USPS , Congress , House , pay increase , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell , workforce

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 11:29am EST
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Contentious hearing leaves more questions about NRC leadership

Chairman Jaczko told lawmakers he would not resign despite criticism from NRC commissioners. Republican members push for Jaczko to leave. Democrats said their investigations found no legal violations.

Tags: workforce , NRC , Elijah Cummings , Jason Chaffetz , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Gregory Jaczko , William Magwood , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 12/15/2011, 05:16am EST
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Donahoe says bills 'do not come close' to saving the USPS

None of the legislation moving through Congress would provide the Postal Service the speed and flexibility it needs to cut annual costs by $20 billion, Postmaster General Pat Donahoe said Monday. He said they would give USPS "a couple of years of profitability and at least many decades of steep losses." He argued for quicker resolution to the agency's cash crisis.

Tags: Pat Donahoe , USPS , Congress , budget , Fred Rolando , National Association of Letter Carriers , Emily Kopp

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 05:05am EST
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