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Lawmakers unveil Hatch Act update

A group of lawmakers has proposed an update to the law governing federal employees' political activity that would exempt some state and local employees and allow for a range of penalties other than automatic suspension for minor violations.

Tags: Joseph Lieberman , Daniel Akaka , Mike Lee , Hatch Act , Carolyn Lerner , OSC , MSPB , workforce , Congress , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 09:39pm EST

Cyber bill tracker

The pressing need for cybersecurity legislation has led to widely divergent paths in the House and Senate. The House has opted for a more incremental approach, while the Senate has crafted comprehensive legislation

Tags: cybersecurity , Harry Reid , Darrell Issa , John McCain , Mike Rogers , Dan Lungren , NSA , DHS , House Homeland Security Intelligence Committee , Joseph Lieberman , Dianne Feinstein , Jay Rockefeller , Susan Collins , Michael McCaul , NSF , Congress , House , Senate

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 02:47pm EDT

Federal Drive interviews -- May 25

The federal government now faces a fork in the road with regards to IT investment. George DelPrete, leader of Grant Thornton's federal government information technology, offers his insight. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) talks about legislation he introduced to increase contracting opportunities for small businesses. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) was one of the sponsors of a bill to help military families facing foreclosure.

Tags: Federal Drive , Gerry Connolly , George DelPrete , Congress , Grant Thornton , technology , information technology

Friday - 05/25/2012, 09:15am EDT

Military diversity bill codifies commission's findings

Retired Air Force Gen. Lester Lyles said new legislation calling for diversity benchmarks in the military would codify the recommendations of the commission he led in 2011 and would make for a better armed forces.

Tags: Lester Lyles , diversity , Military Leadership Diversity Commission , Ben Cardin , Kirsten Gillibrand , Federal Drive , DoD , Congress , Senate , House , Michael OConnell

Monday - 05/21/2012, 01:09pm EDT
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Hatch Act reform could put more feds in the hot seat

State and local investigations make it difficult for investigators to probe possible Hatch Act violations by federal employees, said Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner. The Office of Special Counsel is asking Congress to remove OSC's duty of policing state and local issues, so it can focus on federal cases.

Tags: Congress , OSC , management , Hatch Act , Hatch Act Modernization Act of 2012 , Carolyn Lerner , Daniel Akaka , Ruben Gomez

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 08:17pm EDT
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New legislation seeks to prevent hazing in military

Congressmen introduce the Harry Lew Military Hazing Accountability and Prevention Act of 2012, a bill aimed at preventing hazing in the military services.

Tags: Ben Cardin , Judy Chu , Mike Honda , Harry Lew , DoD , hazing , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , House , Congress , House Armed Services Committee , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 06:24am EDT

On the show today - April 19

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Government Accountability Office , Congress , Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Julie Tagen , National Active and Retired Federal Employees , counterterrorism , federal employees

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 04:21pm EDT

Cummings: Agencies need oversight but not fed bashing

Embattled GSA official Jeff Neely ran his region like a "fiefdom" and was the agencies "weakest link," Congressman Elijah Cummings told In Depth on Thursday. And while he supports investigating conference practices government-wide, that isn't an excuse for fed bashing, he said.

Tags: GSA , Shakeup at GSA , Jeff Neely , Oversight and Government Reform Committee , conference spending , Susan Brita

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 09:01pm EDT
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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: Congress , House , Senate , cybersecurity , FISMA , Darrell Issa , DHS , OMB , Joseph Lieberman , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , Susan Collins , John McCain

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 08:43pm EDT
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Analysis: Hatch Act modernization good for feds, better for locals

Debra Roth, a partner at Shaw, Bransford and Roth, said the Hatch Act Modernization of 2012 would widen the array of penalties for violating the law that governs political activities by government workers.

Tags: Debra Roth , Carolyn Lerner , Hatch Act , Daniel Akaka , Shaw Bransford & Roth , Federal Drive , workforce , OSC , MSPB , Congress , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 11:52am EST
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