Tag: House Oversight Committee

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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House Committee Scrutinizing Travel of Federal Officials

By on September 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Committee Scrutinizing Travel of Federal Officials

The House Oversight Committee is seeking details from numerous federal agencies about their use of chartered aircraft for travel.

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House Oversight Committee Looking Into Postal Service Hatch Act Violation

By on September 1, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Oversight Committee Looking Into Postal Service Hatch Act Violation

The House Oversight Committee has taken an interest in the IG investigation that concluded the Postal Service violated the Hatch Act during the 2016 elections.

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Dueling Statistics on Federal Employee Pay

By on May 18, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Dueling Statistics on Federal Employee Pay

A House committee held a hearing on federal employee compensation. Interest groups are out in force. Here is a summary of competing arguments.

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Chaffetz Willing to Subpoena to Get Comey Memos

By on May 17, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Chaffetz Willing to Subpoena to Get Comey Memos

Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has asked the FBI to provide copies of memos that allegedly were written by former FBI director James Comey documenting conversations he had with President Trump.

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