Tag: Proposed Legislation
A bill recently introduced in the House of Representatives would limit the amount of time federal employees have to appeal adverse actions. Ironically however, another House bill introduced at the same time would help strengthen protections for whistleblowers.
A bill introduced in the Senate this week would offer incentives to expand federal hiring in remote areas in which federal agencies are facing challenges to hire employees to fill job vacancies.
Companion legislation has been introduced in the Senate to accompany a House bill that would expedite the removal process of VA employees for poor performance or misconduct.
Legislation has been introduced in the Senate that would prohibit all State Department officials from using private email accounts and servers to handle sensitive and classified information going forward.
A major funding bill has passed the House for 2017. By not addressing a federal pay raise for most federal employees, the likelihood increases for implementing the largest federal pay raise since 2010, but the bill would also block bonuses for many in the Senior Executive Service.
Two Senators think that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton should have her security clearance revoked because of her handling of classified material through the use of a personal email server set up to conduct government business during her tenure as Secretary of State.
Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL) is taking another shot at reforming policy at the VA, this time with a bill that would strengthen whistleblower protections and institute a number of measures intended to hold agency employees more accountable for wrongdoing.
Two Congressmen have introduced legislation to encourage the use of ride sharing services by federal employees while traveling on government business.