Democrats are trying to work around a threat to veto language allowing GAO to audit intelligence agencies.
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GOP proposals aim to recoup costs partly by holding salaries steady and cracking down on tax delinquent government workers.
Minorities are about 5 percent less likely than nonminorities to participate in the government’s 401(k)-style retirement plan.
Interior chief says department will have zero tolerance for ethical lapses at Minerals Management Service.
Defense secretary makes final appeal to lawmakers to cancel unwanted engine program, while GE head circulates letter of support for the F-35.
OPM does not collect data on how many employees participate in training program, or how much it costs the government annually.
Gary Schenkel had been under fire from Capitol Hill after a series of reports uncovered security gaps at federal buildings.
Republicans have lost three straight special congressional elections in swing districts.
While officials say the intelligence chief needs proper authority, they agree there's no appetite on Capitol Hill to pass legislative fixes.
One amendment would provide funding to hire more personnel and make improvements inside federal agencies that work on border security issues.