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Reverse auctions draw strong criticism on Capitol Hill

Reverse auctions are overused, underregulated and might be a monopoly, according to recent testimony on Capitol Hill.

Tags: House Small Business Committee , Congress , reverse auctions , GAO , Dan Gordon , OFPP , FAR , FedBid , Joe Jordan , Steve Chabot , Sean McCalley

Friday - 03/20/2015, 06:20pm EDT

Congress seeking answers in Secret Service incident

Lawmakers say the Secret Service won't let them hear from four employees who witnessed an episode outside the White House in which two high-ranking agency officials are accused of driving into a secure area without authorization.

Tags: Congress , House Oversight and Goverment Reform Committee , Secret Service

Monday - 03/23/2015, 04:20am EDT

Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.)

Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C) proposed a bill that would cut federal employee pay by 8.7 percent if the employee makes over $100,000 a year. Uniformed military personnel are exempt. In our Congressional Spotlight, Rice tells In Depth with Francis Rose why he chose the percentage cut he chose and why he wants to cut federal pay in the first place.

Tags: Tom Rice , Congressional Spotlight , Congress , pay , In Depth

Friday - 03/20/2015, 05:03pm EDT
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GOP budget bills aim to bolster DoD funding, cut government waste

Republican lawmakers released their Fiscal Year 2016 budget plans this week, containing increased spending for the Pentagon, cuts for non-Defense operating budgets and a hike in federal employees' contributions to their retirement plans.

Tags: budget , management , Congress , Senate , FERS , retirement , pay raise , Mike Enzi , DoD , GAO , High Risk List , Michael OConnell

Friday - 03/20/2015, 04:46pm EDT

House bill offers liability protection for information sharing

New bill to strengthen information sharing is a top legislative priority for House Homeland Security Committee.

Tags: Congress , Cybersecurity , DHS , Michael McCaul , NCCIC , House Homeland Security Committee , Sean McCalley

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 06:32pm EDT

House GOP budget calls for increase in feds' retirement contributions

House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-Ga.) released his $3.8 trillion budget plan, which includes language calling for an increase to federal employees' contributions to their retirement plans. All federal employees would pay 6.6 percent of their pay into their retirement plans. The bill also increases funding to the Defense Department's Overseas Contingency Operations fund, while keeping total DoD spending under sequestration caps.

Tags: House Budget Committe , Tom Price , budget , FERS , retirement , retirement contribution , DoD , Overseas Contingency Operations , Congress , Steny Hoyer , Donna Edwards , sequestration , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 03:06pm EDT

What happens when the Treasury IG disputes findings of a VA IG report?

The Treasury Department's inspector general reviewed a recent Veterans Affairs IG report and concluded the actions of a former VA acquisitions official "did not violate applicable law."

Tags: Veterans Affairs , Treasury Department , inspector general , Iris Cooper , Maureen Regan , Acquisition , contracting , Eric Thorson , Tridec , Jeff Miller , House Veterans Affairs Committee , Oversight

Monday - 03/16/2015, 05:37pm EDT

Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio)

Congress is renewing its push for more oversight of a controversial agency. Two House members introduced the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Inspector General Act of 2015. It's a bipartisan effort, sponsored by Reps. Tim Walz (D-Minn.) and Steve Stivers (R-Ohio). The bill would create an independent Inspector General position at the CFPB. Stivers joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on the bill.

Tags: Steve Stivers , Congress , CFPB , Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection , Tim Walz , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Thursday - 03/05/2015, 09:31am EST
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