The Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories Federal News Radio Producer Eric White reads on Federal Drive with Tom Temin. Listen to the newscast or read the stories each weekday morning on FederalNewsRadio.com.
In today's Federal Newscast, recently-released documents indicated more than 200 Customs and Border Protection (CBP) employees have been arrested on charges related to corruption in the past 14 years. At least 13 of those arrests have come since the start of the Trump Administration.
In today's Federal Newscast, Democratic leaders on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee want to subpoena documents the Justice and Homeland Security departments have failed to supply related to possible violations involving whistleblowers.
The director of the Office of Personnel Management said he wants to restore the importance of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council. Jeff Pon has asked agency and department heads to put very senior level representatives on the council that strategizes human resource policy for government employees.
In today's Federal Newscast on Federal News Radio, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations and Environment Lucian Niemeyer tells members of Congress about the effect 6 years of sequestration had on military buildings.
In today's Federal Newscast on Federal News Radio, the National Space Council, led by Vice President Mike Pence, will recommend giving Commerce the task of maintaining space situational awareness to be shared with civil, commercial and military users of satellites.
In today's Federal Newscast, after media reports said the Interior Secretary made dismissive comments about workforce diversity, 28 members of Congress send a letter to Ryan Zinke asking he rethink them.