Tag: House Oversight Committee

Is Leadership at EPA ‘Coming Apart at the Seams?’

By on April 6, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Is Leadership at EPA ‘Coming Apart at the Seams?’

One Congressman is apparently fed up with reports about the EPA administrator and wants to hold a hearing to listen to his sworn testimony on recent allegations.

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House Democrats Want Hearing on Cabinet Members’ Flight Costs

By on April 3, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Democrats Want Hearing on Cabinet Members’ Flight Costs

Two Congressmen want a formal hearing into excessive travel spending by Trump administration cabinet officials.

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OPM’s IT Systems Still Lacking Nearly Three Years After Data Breaches

By on March 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM’s IT Systems Still Lacking Nearly Three Years After Data Breaches

OPM has struggled to update its IT systems after the 2015 data breaches, and now a House Committee is asking the agency for information.

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Legislation Would Make Federal Employee Bonuses Public Information

By on March 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Make Federal Employee Bonuses Public Information

Should federal employee bonuses be public information? Legislation has been introduced to require them to be published online.

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Lawmakers Want to Know Why OPM is Suddenly Withholding Federal Employee Salary Data

By on March 11, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want to Know Why OPM is Suddenly Withholding Federal Employee Salary Data

OPM has increasingly been blocking the release of substantial amounts of federal employee salary data. Some lawmakers want to know why.

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House Committee Looking Into ‘Excessive Spending’ on Redecorating Carson’s Office

By on March 1, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Committee Looking Into ‘Excessive Spending’ on Redecorating Carson’s Office

The House Oversight Committee is probing reports of “excessive spending” on decorating the HUD Secretary’s office.

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Cummings Calls for Subpoena of DOI

By on March 1, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Cummings Calls for Subpoena of DOI

Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) wants to subpoena DOI for a lack of response to his inquiry about retaliatory employee reassignments.

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Another House Committee Probes EPA Administrator’s First Class Travel

By on February 22, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Another House Committee Probes EPA Administrator’s First Class Travel

Another lawmaker is asking questions about EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s frequent first class trips.

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IG Report Says TSA Officials Interfered with Disciplinary Process

By on January 18, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IG Report Says TSA Officials Interfered with Disciplinary Process

An IG report found that TSA senior leaders bypassed the agency’s own disciplinary rules to give favorable treatment to an employee who was slated to be fired.

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House Committee Looking at Employee Reassignments at DOI

By on October 12, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Committee Looking at Employee Reassignments at DOI

A House Committee is requesting information on employee transfers within DOI that it says may have been done in retaliation and therefore violation of law.

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