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Supreme Court Holds That Presidential Nominated Appointees Are Ineligible To Also Serve In An Acting Capacity In a Different Position
This week, the Supreme Court held that the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998 (FVRA) prohibits persons who the President nominates for appointment to be placed in positions in acting capacities while awaiting confirmation by the Senate.
A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) highlights how additional controls could strengthen telework compliance and data reporting.
Last week, President Trump unveiled his “skinny budget” proposal for FY2018. While the $1.065 trillion spending level set by the Budget Control Act is set to be retained, proposed spending for defense would increase from $549 billion to $603 billion, while non-defense would drop from $516 billion to $462 billion.
The Trump administration announced plans to recommend a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal workers to take effect January 2018, according to a budget document and senior budget official.
Tune in to FEDtalk this Friday to learn how federal agencies are using data visualization techniques to better educate the public on what they are doing and to improve government transparency.