The Transportation Security Administration is installing new software on its Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) machines, also known as the body scanners, that is designed to improve individuals’ privacy by eliminating passenger specific images.
Five Republican Congressmen have sponsored legislation that would prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from dictating where a private business can and cannot locate jobs in the United States.
Senator Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK) has released a new report called “Back in Black” that outlines how the federal government can reduce the deficit by $9 trillion over the next ten years and balance the federal budget.
In a letter to Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA), American Postal Workers Union President Cliff Guffey said that the ad campaign the APWU has been running about how the Postal Service is funded is factually accurate and the ads will not be pulled. Not only did the union move forward with running the ads, but it is expanding the ad campaign with phase two launching this week.
Twenty different groups signed a letter addressed to OMB Director Jacob Lew and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner seeking answers to several questions about how a debt default would affect federal employees.
Reps. Steve Southerland (R-FL) and Trey Gowdy (R-SC) have introduced legislation that would put seniors, veterans, and active duty military first in line for receiving payments in the event that an agreement on the debt ceiling is not reached before the August 2 deadline.
According to a memo released by OPM Director John Berry to chief human capital officers, the Office of Personnel Management may approve pay increases for certain General Schedule employees in 2012, but only in select cases.
The House of Representatives has passed legislation intended to give more control to the states to regulate the nation’s water quality.
Rep Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent a letter to the APWU President requesting that the union cancel a television ad which he says is misleading.
Four members of Congress have introduced legislation designed to enhance the program that provides compensation to federal employees as a result of injuries or illnesses suffered on the job.