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GAO finds highs, lows in agencies' human capital management

Yvonne Jones, the Government Accountability Office's director of strategic issues, tells a Senate panel human capital management is critical to improving government's performance.

Tags: Yvonne Jones , GAO , human capital management , workforce , management , Senate Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee , OPM , In Depth , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 05/28/2015, 05:29pm EDT
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

From the perspective of federal technology companies, there's a lot to like in this year's House and Senate defense authorization bills and not much to complain about. Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu reports, a leading industry group likes some of the acquisition reform provisions so much, it's urging that they be extended governmentwide.

Tags: Jared Serbu , House , Congress , DoD

Wednesday - 05/27/2015, 04:43pm EDT
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Erik Wasson, Reporter, Bloomberg Government

What will your agency's budget look like next year? The picture is a little clearer now that the Senate Appropriations Committee has passed outlines for all 12 annual spending bills. Like its House counterpart though, the plan has increases for some programs and cuts for others. Still, Congress is a long way from passing and reconciling everything required for the government to get a fresh start come Oct. 1. Bloomberg Government reporter Erik Wasson joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to review the Senate outline and speculate on what comes next.

Tags: Erik Wasson , Bloomberg Government , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , budget , Congress

Wednesday - 05/27/2015, 09:47am EDT
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Bob Tobias, Professor, American University

A Senate hearing last week on civil service reform drummed up little interest, and there was little movement toward any legislation. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee Chairman James Lankford (R-Okla.) said his subcommittee was in a "listening stage" now. Bob Tobias, professor within the Key Executive Leadership Program at American University, said it shouldn't be so hard to gather members of Congress, the administration, agency and union leaders to talk about civil service reform. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose, government has done it already.

Tags: Bob Tobias , American University , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommitte , James Lankford , Congress , civil service reform , In Depth

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 04:12pm EDT
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Want to help feds do their jobs? Stop attacking them

The Senate subcommittee that oversees federal management hosted a hearing Wednesday on how agencies can better address 21st century problems. Two employee representatives had an answer for Congress: Stop attacking the federal workforce.

Tags: J. David Cox , AFGE , Patricia Niehaus , Federal Managers Association , Congress , Senate Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee , pay and benefits , management , hiring , recruitment , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 03:28pm EDT

Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

Both the House and Senate versions of this year's defense authorization bill include numerous provisions on acquisition reform. But the Pentagon has serious questions about at least a few of the provisions, including one that would give the military's uniformed leaders more control over procurement decisions. More from Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu.

Tags: Jared Serbu , DoD , House , Pentagon , In Depth with Francis Rose

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 04:57pm EDT
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TSP cyber vulnerabilities not addressed, senators say

The Senate's top two members on homeland security want to know why more isn't being done to stop another cyber attack on federal retirement accounts.

Tags: Congress , Homeland Security , TSP , Cybersecurity , Jory Heckman

Friday - 05/08/2015, 11:06am EDT

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.)

A new piece of legislation would help ensure a smoother transition between presidential administrations. The bill would put a senior-level, White House-led interagency transition council in place at least six months before Election Day to help with the move. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) is the chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. He's also one of the bill's two sponsors, along with Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.). Johnson joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain how he perceives the transition process today.

Tags: Ron Johnson , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Election Day , Homeland Security

Monday - 05/11/2015, 09:26am EDT
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What's on the menu besides you: Prey or pray?

After weeks of negotiations, the House and the Senate passed a compromise budget. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asked the Federal Managers Association to review the plan to see what it means for feds.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , budget , House , Congress , pay and benefits

Monday - 05/11/2015, 03:00am EDT
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