DHS Standoff Ends, More Budget Battles Ahead

The end of a standoff that threatened a partial shutdown of DHS means that budgets are set for all agencies for the remainder of this fiscal year—just in …More

VA Bonus Recoupment Bill Advances

The House has passed HR-280, which would allow the VA secretary to order that employees repay all or part of cash awards they have received. The idea arose …More

Several Other Bills Advancing (Published: )

Veterans Preference, Per Diem, Appeals Bills Offered (Published: )

Smallest Month Yields Big Returns in TSP (Published: )

OPM to Roll Out Workforce Initiative (Published: )

OPM Sets Strategy on Engaging Federal Employees (Published: )

DHS Budget Still Unsettled (Published: )

SES Rating System Gets Scrutiny (Published: )

Budget Drives Payout Changes (Published: )

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

House Backs VA Power to Rescind Awards

A bill (HR-280) passed by the House would allow the VA to recoup all or part of employee awardsalready paid – an action that could be taken largely …More

Panel Advances IG Reforms (Published: )
IGs Want Broader Authorities (Published: )
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FEDweek IT

Cyber Threat, Attack Integration Center Ordered

The White House has ordered the Director of National Intelligence to establish a new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center – CTIIC, tasked with keeping track of cyber threats …More

DHS: CTIIC Will Ensure Lowest-Classification of Intelligence (Published: )
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

The Impact of Longevity Expectations

An individual’s own idea of how long he or she will live—what is called “subjective” life expectancy—often influences retirement decisionsmore so than the figures calculated by the government, …More

Make Sure You’re Getting Full Credit (Published: )
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Armed Forces News

Senators Decry AF Plan for A-10

A group of Republican senators is criticizing the Air Force’s effort to shift 18 A-10 Thunderbolt II planes into backup aircraft inventory (BAI) status. “This step will damage …More

Humanitarian Relief Medal Authorized (Published: )
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