In a hearing this week in the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs’ (HSGAC) Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management (RAFM), representatives from the Department of Commerce, Department of Justice, (DOJ) Department of Agriculture, and Department of Homeland Security outlined the steps their respective agencies were taking to comply with President Trump’s March 13th “Executive Order on a Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch” and the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) subsequent memorandum, “Comprehensive Plan for Reforming the Federal Government and Reducing the Federal Civilian Workforce.”
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A bill introduced this week in the House would allow for harsher punishment of agency heads if a data breach occurs under their watch.
This week on FEDtalk, host Ben Carnes of Shaw Bransford & Roth is joined by a panel of budget experts to discuss the current federal funding landscape, how we got here, and if there is any hope for a better future.
The Trump administration lifted the federal hiring freeze and released its “Comprehensive Plan for Reforming the Federal Government and Reducing the Federal Civilian Workforce” which includes the expectation of job cuts.