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Will IRS budget pleas be ignored in Congress?

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government that budget and staffing reductions are impacting the agency's core missions of customer service and tax collection. The agency projects it will only be able to answer 61 percent of phone calls this year, meaning some 20 million phone calls will go unanswered. Meanwhile, taxpayers attempting to reach IRS offices are facing wait times that stretch past 20 minutes.

Tags: budget , Congress , IRS , John Koskinen , Ander Crenshaw , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , workforce

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 04:18pm EST

House Dems, employee groups want Obama to chuck chained CPI

More than 100 members of the House and a dozen outside groups have signed on to a letter to President Barack Obama from Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.) requesting that the upcoming White House budget not include a proposal to alter the way retirees' cost-of-living adjustments are calculated. The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, the American Federation of Government Employees and the Military Officers Association of American have signed on in support of the letter.

Tags: pay and benefits , Congress , Allyson Schwartz , NARFE , AFGE , Joseph Beaudoin , J. David Cox

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 02:58pm EST

Congress eyeing legislative fix for security clearances

President Barack Obama signed the OPM IG Act into law this week. The law provides the agency's top watchdog with an additional source of funding to conduct audits and investigations of the security-clearance process.

Tags: OPM , oversight , background investigations , security clearances , Stephen Lynch , Darrell Issa , Jon Tester , Patrick McFarland , Congress , Senate , Jack Moore

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 04:14pm EST

House Republicans back away from debt fight

Tags: Congress , debt limit , pension , workforce , DoD

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 09:18am EST

House approves military pension bill

The House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to restore full cost of living increases to pension benefits for younger military retirees, responding eagerly to election-year pressure from veterans groups.

Tags: Congress , pension , COLA , pay and benefits , military

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 07:20pm EST

House works on bills impacting federal agencies, workforce

With the partial government shutdown behind them, members of Congress are working on several bills that impact the federal workforce, including a resolution that supports ending the federal pay freeze and a bill that tackles the claims backlog at Veterans Affairs.

Tags: Congress , budget , pay freeze , Veterans Affairs , claims backlog , workforce , Michael OConnell , cybersecurity , TSA , acquisition

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 02:41pm EDT

Lawmakers raise cybersecurity concerns about HealthCare.gov

The troubled HealthCare.gov website has been the subject of at least one attempted but unsuccessful cyber attack, according to one of the of the Homeland Security Department's top cyber officials. Lawmakers at a House Homeland Security Committee hearing said the consolidation of personal information and the glitch-prone website are cause for concern.

Tags: HealthCare.gov , cybersecurity , CMS , DHS , Bobbie Stempfley , Mike McCaul , Congress , House Homeland Security Committee , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 04:11pm EST
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