The Trump administration’s 2018 budget proposal would cut the EPA’s overall budget by 25% as well as make reductions to the agency’s workforce.
Under the details just released about President Trump’s budget proposal, defense spending would be increased while making cuts at other federal agencies.
Customs and Border Protection is seeking preliminary proposals for contractors to build several “prototype wall structures” around the U.S./Mexico border.
The Trump administration has revoked guidelines issued by federal agencies under the Obama administration which instructed public schools to allow transgender students to use their preferred restroom facilities.
Two Congressmen have released a guide for federal employees which they say helps to foster a “safe and responsible disclosure of information” to fight back against a “communications blackout” they say has been employed by the Trump administration.
Legislation has been reintroduced in the new Congress to give federal employees six weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child.
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 Trump administration has said it wants to make cuts to the overall size of the federal workforce, however, the author says that that this may be harder to do than it would seem on the surface.
With a significant percentage of federal employees indicating they may quit if Donald Trump should be elected, the number of retirement claims should have surged more than usual in January. That did not happen.