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Bill to increase agencies' small contracting goals

The chairman of the House Committee on Small Business is introducing two bills today aimed at increasing small business contracts in government, including bumping agencies' small contracting goal from 23 percent to 25 percent.

Tags: Sam Graves , Congress , contracting , SBA ,

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 12:56pm EST

Unions denounce FAA bill compromise

Union leaders on Monday denounced a deal in Congress that would make it harder for them to organize airline and railroad workers, saying it was reached without their input.

Tags: Congress , Senate , FAA , Transportation , unions , FAA reauthorization , John Mica , Harry Reid

Monday - 01/30/2012, 07:51pm EST

Thousands of federal workers owe back taxes

A government report finds that tens of thousands of federal employees from staffers in Congress to federal agencies and even Obama's executive office collectively owe the government billions in back taxes.

Tags: IRS , Congress , Senate , taxes

Thursday - 01/26/2012, 07:54pm EST

Lawmakers spar over proposed federal retirement cuts

Lawmakers should keep their hands off federal employees' retirement plans, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Director of Retirement Benefit Services David Snell said at a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy. The subcommittee is considering a slew of bills aimed at reducing federal pensions for both lawmakers and rank-and-file workers.

Tags: NARFE , David Snell , payroll tax cut , Congress , House Oversight and Government Reform Commitee , FERS , CSRS , Social Security , OPM , Emily Kopp , Stephen Lynch , Dennis Ross , Robert Dold , Tim Griffin , Mike Coffman

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 05:06pm EST
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Payroll tax negotiations reopen: Are feds' pay and benefits safe?

Negotiations to renew a payroll tax cut for 160 million workers and jobless benefits for millions more kicked off on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, with both sides optimistic of an agreement despite last year's bitter battles over President Barack Obama's jobs proposals.

Tags: Congress , Barack Obama , John Boehner , Mitch McConnell , tax , Senate , budget , social security tax cut , Social Security

Tuesday - 01/24/2012, 06:38pm EST

What's in State of the Union for federal employees?

Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive magazine, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss what federal employees can expect to hear in the State of the Union.

Tags: Congress , Senate , Government Executive , Tom Shoop , In Depth , Francis Rose

Tuesday - 01/24/2012, 07:47pm EST
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Will congressional retirements spell knowledge vacuum?

David Hawkings, editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the wave of announced congressional retirements this year and whether it will lead to a potential knowledge vacuum.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , David Hawkings , Congress , Senate , congressional retirements

Monday - 01/23/2012, 06:51pm EST
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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 , Darrell Issa , USPS , Congress , pay increase , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell , workforce

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 11:29am EST
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Rep. Walsh: Eliminating wasteful software licenses 'simple' way to save

An amendment to the 2012 Homeland Security Department's authorization bill would require the DHS CIO to tighten spending on and better inventory the software licenses the department purchases. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), who introduced the amendment, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss his proposal.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Joe Walsh , DHS , IT , technology , Congress , House Homeland Security Committee

Wednesday - 01/04/2012, 09:36pm EST
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