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Pentagon chief says website to list award winners

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says a new Pentagon website will list the names of those Americans who have earned the Medal of Honor since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Tags: Stolen Valor Act , DoD , Army , Air Force , VFW , DoD Update

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 10:47am EDT

Panel examining flaws in DLA's food-for-troops contract

The Pentagon and the company that supplies U.S. troops in Afghanistan with food and water are locked in a billion-dollar billing dispute that illustrates the flawed management of contracts for battlefield support, according to documents released Thursday by a House oversight subcommittee investigating the arrangement.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , DLA , John Tierney , DoD Report

Thursday - 05/24/2012, 12:02pm EDT

Congress to feds: We feel your pain

Over 20 bills affecting federal employees' pay, benefits, and pensions have been introduced by members of Congress in the past year. Federal employees tell Federal News Radio those are the kinds of things directly affecting their morale and motivation. What does Congress think about that? Federal News Radio asks both Republicans and Democrats as part of our series, "Managing Morale."

Tags: Managing Morale , morale , Chris Van Hollen , Dennis Ross , Jim Moran , Congress , Mick Mulvaney , Michael Kane , Tom Fox , House , budget , pay and benefits

Thursday - 02/16/2012, 02:10am EST

Contentious hearing leaves more questions about NRC leadership

Chairman Jaczko told lawmakers he would not resign despite criticism from NRC commissioners. Republican members push for Jaczko to leave. Democrats said their investigations found no legal violations.

Tags: workforce , NRC , Elijah Cummings , Darrell Issa , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Gregory Jaczko , William Magwood , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 12/15/2011, 05:16am EST
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Rep. Lynch calls inaccuracies in pay debate 'hogwash'

High unemployment in the private sector and continuing economic woes are making some people focus on the pay and benefits of federal workers as being too high compared with those in industry. But one of the top House lawmakers whose subcommittee focuses on the concerns of federal workers dismissed much of the criticism over pay and benefits. Rep. Stephen Lynch said much of the unfounded comments, some of which is based on inaccurate information, hurts the government's efforts to bring smart people into public service.

Tags: pay & benefits , federal pay debate , House Federal Workforce , Postal Service and the District of Columbia Subcom , Stephen Lynch , Max Cacas

Monday - 08/23/2010, 06:08am EDT
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House lawmakers uneasy about hiring reforms

Senate passes a bill that calls for many of the same changes the administration is asking for. House committee wants more answers about how the reforms would affect the hiring of veterans. OPM promises more answers in 90 days.

Tags: pay and benefits , John Berry , Stephen Lynch , Eleanor Holmes-Norton , Daniel Akaka , George Voinovich , OPM , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , VA , NTEU , hiring reforms , veterans preference , USAJobs.gov , Federal Career Internship Program , Jason Miller

Thursday - 05/20/2010, 06:54am EDT
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Calls for Senate-confirmed cyber official revived

House lawmakers want to add the requirement for a White House official to oversee cybersecurty policy and budget across civilian agencies. Rep. Langevin said the current set up with DHS in charge of civilian networks isn't good enough. Members also want more attention paid to the security of the supply chain.

Tags: technology , management , Howard Schmidt , Greg Schaffer , Jim Langevin , Elijah Cummings , DHS , White House , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , cybersecurity , Supply chain security , FISMA , Jason Miller

Monday - 07/11/2011, 08:06am EDT
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Bill cuts fed workforce by 10 percent

Republican leaders of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee introduced a bill to reduce the size of the federal government by 10 percent, codifying the deficit commission's recommendation. The legislation also would not let agencies hire contractors to replace federal workers unless there is a "financial advantage to the government."

Tags: pay and benefits , Darrell Issa , Dennis RossHouse Oversight and Government Reform C , Colleen Kelley , NTEU , workforce , Deficit Commission , Jason Miller , workforce reductions , Elijah Cummings , Reducing the Size of the Federal Government Throug , Congress

Monday - 06/06/2011, 03:41pm EDT
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