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DHS Secretary Johnson: Fundamental change needed at the Secret Service

The Homeland Security Department released the executive summary of suggestions of an expert panel for how to reform the Secret Service. Secretary Jeh Johnson said the Secret Service is in need of some change. He also offers an update on his Unity of Effort initiative.

Tags: management , DHS , Jeh Johnson , cybersecurity , Secret Service , unity of effort , Congress , Jason Chaffetz , Professional Services Council , Jason Miller

Friday - 12/19/2014, 04:07am EST
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Dems demand answers in State Dept. cyber-attack

A House oversight committee demanded answers Monday about a suspected cyber-attack that has shut down the State Department's unclassified email system.

Tags: Democrats , cyberattack , State Departement , Jeff Rathke , Michael McCaul , House Homeland Security

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 06:50pm EST

Congress passes bills to reduce duplicative reports, improve access to public records

Wednesday was a productive day for Congress as the House sent two bills to President Barack Obama and a pair of critical DHS nominees head to the Senate floor.

Tags: Congress , Senate , House , duplicative reports , Darrell Issa , Mark Warner , Kelly Ayotte , Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Tom Carper , Russell Deyo , DHS , public records , Sarah Saldana , Elise Garofalo

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 01:16pm EST

GAO: Agencies not using performance data to decide policy, budget changes

In its new report, the Government Accountability Office found that agency managers aren't using performance data to objectively determine the success of programs before making changes to their policies or budget.

Tags: GAO , Government Performance and Results Act , performance data , Tom Carper , Tom Coburn , oversight , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , Congress , Jory Heckman

Friday - 11/14/2014, 11:15am EST

How will newly-elected officials help federal employees?

Federal News Radio examines what the winners of the midterm elections in Maryland, DC and Virginia could do for federal employees.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , Eleanor Holmes Norton , Dutch Ruppersberger , John Sarbanes , Donna Edwards , Steny Hoyer , Donald Beyer , Barbara Comstock , Gerry Connolly

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 01:33pm EST

Lawmakers consider changes to Secret Service

Key members of Congress are weighing dramatic changes to the embattled Secret Service, including moving it out of the Homeland Security Department and breaking up its mission.

Tags: Secret Service , DHS , Congress , Jason Chaffetz , Dan Emmett

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 01:47pm EDT

OMB asked to address agency-IG quarrels

The Inspector General Act gives IGs authority to obtain any information necessary for their investigations, but some agencies are giving IGs a hard time with their requests. Members of Senate and House oversight committees are calling on Shaun Donovan, the recently confirmed director of the Office of Management and Budget, to address the issue.

Tags: inspector general , OMB , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Tom Carper , Tom Coburn , Darrell Issa , Shaun Donovan , Stephanie Wasko , oversight , information sharing

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 01:58pm EDT

FMA lauds House bill to help veteran feds

The Federal Managers Association is supporting Tuesday's introduction of the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act. Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) introduced the bill that would give 104 hours of sick leave to first-year feds that qualify under Veterans Affairs Department.

Tags: FMA , Stephen Lynch , G.K. Butterfield , Wounded Warriors , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , Ellen Kortesoja

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 11:04am EDT

Lawmakers respond to IRS email scandal with new regulations

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee members approved the Federal Records Accountability Act, which mandates preservation of digital correspondence. The committee also passed the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome Act, which would establish a presidential committee to find and review outdated, burdensome, costly or obsolete regulations.

Tags: Darrell Issa , Mark Meadows , management , regulations , Congress , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , SCRUB Act , Lois Lerner , Ariel Levin-Waldman

Friday - 07/25/2014, 03:39pm EDT

Bill making it easier to fire Senior Executives passes first test

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee members approved the Senior Executive Service Accountability Act. The bill would reform the law governing the Senior Executive Service, in part by doubling the probation period of SES members and requiring agencies to justify the positions of SES staff every two years.

Tags: House , workforce , Darrell Issa , Senior Executive Service , Senior Executive Association , Ariel Levin-Waldman

Friday - 07/25/2014, 03:47am EDT
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