bnv.fnr.search/tags;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90;ord=
9:14 pm, October 25, 2014

Search Result

Search Tags:  Darrell Issa

House subcommittee pushes forward GOP plan to repair USPS

A House subcommittee markup of a bill to address the Postal Service's financial problems broke down along partisan lines. Democrats accused Republicans of using this legislation to weaken labor provisions. Republicans said Democrats would prefer bailing out the agency rather than making it sustainable. The bill now goes to the full House Oversight and Governmental Reforms Committee.

Tags: USPS , management , workforce , Elijah Cummings , Dennis Ross , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Barack Obama , Tom Carper , FERS , budget , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 09/22/2011, 06:44am EDT
Listen

House lawmakers to square off over plans to fix USPS

A House subcommittee will markup legislation Wednesday to address the Postal Service's financial problems. President Obama unveiled his reform proposal earlier this week. Postal Service officials say, if enacted, it would give them the breathing room they need to make major network changes.

Tags: management , budget , USPS , Barack Obama , ron stroman , Dennis Ross , Elijah Cummings , Stephen Lynch , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Emily Kopp

Tuesday - 09/20/2011, 07:23pm EDT
Listen

OPM: Within grade increases are not automatic

A new memo from OPM Director John Berry reminds agencies that only employees who are rated fully successful should receive pay raises. The reminder comes as the House passed a provision to prohibit pay adjustments to poor performers.

Tags: pay and benefits , John Berry , OPM , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , within-grade increases , General Schedule system , pay freeze , Jason Miller

Friday - 06/10/2011, 04:11pm EDT

Issa: Pay debate is subset of larger challenges

The Chairman of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said Republicans can sound evil during the debate about whether feds are overpaid. But the bigger issue, he said, is the overall HR processes used across government. Issa said agencies need to have a right-size the workforce more easily.

Tags: pay and benefits , Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Association of Government Accountants , AGA , pay debate , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/14/2011, 07:20am EDT
Listen

Promotion freeze proposed for all federal workers

In addition to the numerous amendments under consideration decreasing agency budgets and staffing levels, two new amendments would hit federal employees on the General Schedule, freezing all promotions across government.

Tags: pay and benefits , pay freeze , pay debate , Todd Rokita , FMA , NTEU , general schedule , attrition , promotion freeze , step increases , continuing resolution , CR

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 08:26am EST

OMB: $687M recovered in improper agency payments

OMB said $687 million was recovered across all agencies this year in improper payments.

Tags: OMB , Danny Werfel , improper payments , White House , Jamie Blanco

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 05:31pm EST

CBO finds bill to sell fed buildings cost-prohibitive

The President's proposal for a Civilian Property Realignment Board could cost agencies more money than the current system to dispose of unused federal property.

Tags: CBO , real property , DoD , BRAC , Jory Heckman

Thursday - 06/30/2011, 02:13pm EDT

Issa says USPS sets 'dangerous precedent' on FERS

In a letter to the Office of Personnel Management, the head of the government's watchdog committee said the U.S. Postal Service's decision to halt contributions to employees' retirement fund sets a "dangerous precedent" for other cash-strapped agencies.

Tags: House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , USPS , pay and benefits , retirement , postal service , budget

Tuesday - 06/28/2011, 08:08pm EDT

USPS: What's left to cut?

The Postal Service is looking for costs to cut even as Congress makes it spend more. Deputy Postmaster General Ron Stroman explains.

Tags: Federal Drive , USPS , policy , Suzanne Kubota

Monday - 06/27/2011, 10:08am EDT
Listen

White House reprioritizes online accountability

The websites for the Fiddlin' Foresters - the official U.S. Forest folk band - and one for desert tortoises are a couple of websites that could be on the chopping block in the White House efforts to cut wasteful spending.

Tags: Collaboration Center , Barack Obama , Jeff Zients , OMB , White House , accountability , websites , technology , Fiddlin' Foresters , Government Accountability and Transparency Board ,

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 12:15pm EDT
  •  
  • 15
  •