Tag: House Oversight Committee
An investigation into leaking intelligence information surrounding the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn has been requested by two House Committees. This begs the question, should federal employees work to oppose President Trump?
The Office of Government Ethics has said that disciplinary action against Kellyanne Conway appears to be warranted for statements she made which appear to violate her position as a federal employee.
The Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is questioning agencies about their accelerated hiring of new federal employees in an apparent effort to offset a proposed hiring freeze by the incoming Trump administration.
Lawmakers recently expressed their concerns about a proposal to drastically cut the number of required questions asked on the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey and said that doing so would ultimately harm federal workers.
Lawmakers are concerned that OPM’s announcement that some federal employees will have to re-enroll with another service provider to continue to receive identity theft protection services is going to create confusion.
Two Congressmen sent letters this week requesting that the State Department Under Secretary for Management be removed from his position over reports that he proposed a “quid pro quo” arrangement with the FBI to change the classification level of an email from Hillary Clinton’s private server.
Three House Committee Chairmen sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch asking why the Justice Department was declining to press criminal charges against the EPA for its role in the Gold King Mine spill in Colorado.
A House Committee wants to know why OPM has failed to implement a number of recommendations made by the Government Accountability Office intended to strengthen OPM’s information security systems.
A House Committee has sent a letter to the president of John Hancock Financial Services asking for more information about the “significant FLTCIP premium increases and their effect on federal workers.”