Federal Newscast

New program lets young military truck drivers put skills to use in the private sector

In today's Federal Newscast, the Transportation Department is  letting a "limited number" of young veterans and military reservists who've obtained the military equivalent of a commercial drivers license operate commercial trucks on domestic highways.

00:03:33 7/5/2018

Past Episodes

In today's Federal Newscast, thousands of veterans are waiting for the Veterans Affairs Department to pay their education benefits.
00:05:35 11/12/2018
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said he is not concerned about the president's request that all agencies cut their budgets by 5 percent next year, adding that he does not think Congress will go along with it where VA is concerned.
00:00:00 11/11/2018
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) is pushing the Defense Department for information on how it will fix derelict homes on several bases in Virginia. The inquiry comes after a report from Reuters that detailed serious hazards in military housing across the country
00:00:00 11/8/2018
An unprecedented federal and state collaboration to defend election systems against Russian interference ended this week with no obvious voting system compromises.
00:05:36 11/7/2018
In today's Federal Newscast, with Democrats retaking the House, it could have a big effect on federal workforce issues and committee oversight.
00:00:00 11/6/2018
In today's Federal Newscast, the IRS sets the annual contribution limit for 401k style retirement plans and the Thrift Savings Plan for 2019.
00:05:38 11/5/2018
In today's Federal Newscast, the National Insider Threat Task Force introduces a new maturity framework to help teach agencies what makes a good program.
00:05:11 11/4/2018
In today's Federal Newscast, the National Treasury Employees Union files a mass grievance against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, for keeping on a political appointee who admitted to making racially charged blog posts.
00:06:50 11/1/2018
In today's Federal Newscast on the Federal News Network, federal employee unions are heading back to court to pursue their cases against the Office of Personnel Management over the agency's cyber breaches.
00:05:25 11/1/2018
In today's Federal Newscast, the Department of the Interior inspector general has referred one of their investigations into Secretary Ryan Zinke's actions to the Department of Justice for it to take over.
00:05:46 10/30/2018

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