The Congressional Budget Office has published a list of 115 ways to reduce the federal deficit in the coming years. The author points out that the options which target the federal workforce generally offer smaller deficit reductions than other items on the list.
OPM released its exit report last week in which it highlighted accomplishments the agency made over the last eight years.
The House recently passed legislation that would limit the rule making authority of federal agencies.
OPM made an almost 6% reduction in its backlog of outstanding retirement claims to close out 2016.