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House Committee Wants to Ensure Federal Workers Are Being ‘Properly Compensated’

By on February 23, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
House Committee Wants to Ensure Federal Workers Are Being ‘Properly Compensated’

What changes, if any, should be made to the federal employee compensation and benefits package or how federal pay is determined each year? A Congressional committee is asking OPM for detailed information on these topics.

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House Committee Concerned About Potential for Abuse of Employee Bonuses Within TSA

By on February 22, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
House Committee Concerned About Potential for Abuse of Employee Bonuses Within TSA

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) said in a recent letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator Peter Neffenger that the Committee is concerned about the possibility of abuse within the system used to pay bonuses to TSA employees.

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House Committee Wants to Know How Many Firearms DHS Lost

By on February 20, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
House Committee Wants to Know How Many Firearms DHS Lost

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is asking the Department of Homeland Security to provide details on the badges, cell phones and guns that recently went missing at the agency.

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House Oversight Committee Seeking Information on Payment to Confidential Informants

By on February 17, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
House Oversight Committee Seeking Information on Payment to Confidential Informants

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is seeking information about a payment in excess of $850,000 to pay confidential informants when an information sharing agreement existed between Amtrak and the Justice Department.

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House Committee Fires Off Letters Demanding Data on Federal Employees’ Use of ‘Official Time’

By on February 16, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
House Committee Fires Off Letters Demanding Data on Federal Employees’ Use of ‘Official Time’

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) fired off numerous letters late last week to various federal agency leaders requesting data on federal employees’ use of official time.

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Justice Department Must Turn Over Documents to U.S. House Committee

By on January 20, 2016 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Justice Department Must Turn Over Documents to U.S. House Committee

Having to resort to federal court to get the Justice Department to turn over documents, the U.S. District Court has now ordered the Attorney General to cough them up to the House Committee in response to its subpoena for the documents.

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House Committee Members Demand IRS Commissioner Be Fired

By on July 27, 2015 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Committee Members Demand IRS Commissioner Be Fired

Members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee sent a lengthy letter to President Obama today demanding that IRS commissioner John Koskinen be removed from his position.

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Issa Asks 17 Federal Agencies to ID Alternatives to Sequestration Spending Cuts

By on March 2, 2013 in Agency News with 0 Comments

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) has asked federal agencies to identify unnecessary or wasteful programs within their agency that could be eliminated as an alternative to the spending cuts mandated by sequestration.

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Federal Pay Among Priorities for House Oversight Committee

By on February 5, 2013 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee recently released its plan for the 113th Congress with its stated goals for the next two years, one of which is to bring compensation of the federal workforce more in line with the private sector.

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