A bill introduced last week by Senator James Lankford (R-OK), the Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment Adjustment Act of 2017 (S.1888), is slated for markup by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Relations Committee (HSGAC). Lankford serves as chairman of HSGAC’s Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management.
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According to a survey from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the biggest threat to government cybersecurity comes from nation-state sponsored hackers.
Lacking the fireworks that have become a staple of many congressional hearings on federal workforce issues in recent years, last week a bipartisan cadre of Senators on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hosted a conversation between lawmakers and representatives of federal executive, management, and labor-level employees.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC) Committee Chairman, Ron Johnson (R-WI), sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting an in-depth examination of the Office of Special Counsel’s (OSC) procedures and oversight mechanisms.