A recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General says that a “culture of complacency” among agency management has led to ongoing employee problems such as employees watching pornography on government computers and engaging in private activities during official work time.
To kick-off next week as National Dog Bite Prevention Week, the U.S. Postal Service released its top 30 dog attack city rankings and offered tips to reduce dog attacks to letter carriers.
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) reportedly supports the “defederalization” of air traffic control as a boon to safe air travel and suggested an air traffic controller-owned organization apparently operated as non-profit or a quasi-government outfit. Why might NATCA want to see anything less than a complete privatization of the air traffic system?
Lawmakers in both the House and Senate have introduced legislation that would simplify the process for identifying people who have died and cutting off the flow of federal benefits to them.
The Partnership for Public Service has released its annual rankings for the most innovative agencies in the federal government. Which agencies were rated the highest?
Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) sent a letter to the IRS commissioner this week asking how the Treasury Inspector General was able to recover 80,000 emails that the agency said were lost.
In another controversy involving a federal agency and Congress, a committee chairman in the House is asking questions about email from EPA’s administrator that have apparently been deleted.
In a speech given this week, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said that it is time to abolish the Internal Revenue Service in favor of a simpler and more flat tax code.
As the new Congress convened this week, one Congressman made his traditional introduction of legislation that would abolish the IRS in lieu of a national consumption tax.
The Postal Service had a net loss of $5.5 billion in FY 2014.