• OPM Releases Final Job Family Position Classification and Qualification Standards for Implementation

    OPM Releases Final Job Family Position Classification and Qualification Standards for Implementation

    The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has released for implementation the final Job Family Position Classification and Qualification Standards for professional and administrative occupations in the Accounting, Auditing, and Budget Group, 0500. The Job Family Standard (JFS) provides information on series definition, titling instructions, occupation information, and evaluation criteria in occupational series in Financial Administration, Accounting, Auditing, and Budget Analysis.

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Changes at GSA as Trump’s Federal IT Budget Priorities Unveiled

Following the unveiling last week of President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal, the General Services Administration (GSA) – the agency tasked with supporting the basic administrative functions of the rest of the federal government – appears to be among the agencies that could see dramatic changes.

Continuing Resolutions Poised to Trigger Sequestration

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According to a new report issued by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), continued reliance on continuing resolutions would likely trigger across-the-board federal spending cuts, or sequestration.

Interior Secretary Says 30 Percent of Staff “Not Loyal to the Flag”

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In a speech delivered yesterday to the National Petroleum Council, a body comprised of 200 representatives of the oil and natural gas industry selected by the Department of Energy to advise on any matter pertaining to oil and natural gas, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke decried the lack of loyalty to himself and to President Trump, according to reports by the Associated Press.

Managers Critical of FY2018 Funding Process

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To say the process to fund the federal government is complex is an understatement. Considering that spending, including both mandatory and discretionary, totals more than $4 trillion dollars annually, that makes sense.    

President Trump Demands Tax Reform by Christmas

During a meeting today, President Donald Trump indicated his goal is to sign a tax reform bill before Christmas, a statement that increases the pressure on Congressional Republicans who have thus far found difficulty agreeing on what specific shape various aspects of a tax overhaul proposal should take.

Top Federal Watchdog: White House Has Not Explained Use of Ethics Waivers

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In a recent letter from the Office of Government Ethics – the federal government’s top watchdog – the agency’s acting director noted the White House had provided minimal guidance pertaining to the Trump administration’s “oversight and implementation of Executive Order 13770, which establishes an ethics pledge for certain executive branch appointees, including White House personnel.”

Watch: 2017 National Memorial Day Concert

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Missed the live stream of the 28th annual National Memorial Day Concert Sunday, May 28th? Watch all the splendor from the West Lawn of the US Capitol now, courtesy of PBS.

Watch: 2017, in 7 Minutes

In an eventful 2017, these are some of the stories that defined the year.



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