Lawmakers recently expressed their concerns about a proposal to drastically cut the number of required questions asked on the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey and said that doing so would ultimately harm federal workers.
Lawmakers are concerned that OPM’s announcement that some federal employees will have to re-enroll with another service provider to continue to receive identity theft protection services is going to create confusion.
Three House Committee Chairmen sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch asking why the Justice Department was declining to press criminal charges against the EPA for its role in the Gold King Mine spill in Colorado.
A House Committee wants to know why OPM has failed to implement a number of recommendations made by the Government Accountability Office intended to strengthen OPM’s information security systems.
Two House Republicans recently sent a letter to U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips with information detailing perjury allegations against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that they hope will be used to launch a formal investigation.
Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) is the latest Member of Congress to ask questions about why FLTCIP premiums are going up so much and has asked a House Committee to consider holding a Congressional hearing on the matter.
It’s an election year, so agencies and their employees have to make sure not to run afoul of the Hatch Act. A House Committee is seeking information from Executive branch agencies on how they ensure they stay within the law’s travel restrictions.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is requesting information from federal agencies regarding “burrowing,” or the conversion of non-career political staff to career positions, something which the Committee notes can create morale problems among the federal workforce.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is seeking information from the Defense Department as to how many cases it has opened in recent years for employees’ mishandling of classified information.