Convicted in a racketeering case earlier this week, Rep. Chaka Fattah resigned from Congress effective immediately.
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Former Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown was found guilty on 18 fraud and tax evasion charges in Florida Thursday for her role in a conspiracy and fraud scheme involving a fraudulent scholarship charity.
FLEOA’s strong legislative voice once again prevailed with the passing of H.R. 2137 – the Federal Law Enforcement Self-Defense and Protection Act of 2015.
Recent proposals by the Trump administration to cut funding levels at the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate have raised bipartisan concerns.
This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to provide an additional $25,000 to individual lawmakers’ annual office budgets for the purposes of increased security.
As the 114th Congress winds down, and we look ahead to the next Congressional session, FLEOA’S legislative priorities remain firm. At the top of our list is the Law Enforcement Officers Equity Act.
Representatives Lieu and Beyer Release Guidance on Federal Employees Sharing Information with Public
On Thursday, February 16, 2017, Representatives Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Don Beyer (D-VA) released guidance for federal employees who may want to break the Trump administration’s “blackout” on federal agency communications with the press.
Tune in this week for a panel discussion year in review with top federal government reporters.
This week on FEDtalk, we are discussing the dwindling capacity of members and their staffs to effectively do their jobs as responsibilities increase.
News coverage is consistently filled with reports of the latest purported government “scandal” or failure. While these issues may often deserve attention, they frequently drown out examples of government done well.