Senator JD Vance, R-Ohio, left, shakes hands with former President Donald Trump during an event in East Palestine, Ohio, on Feb. 22, 2023. Trump selected Vance as his running mate on Monday.

Here’s how Trump’s new vice presidential pick stacks up on federal workforce issues

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News

FBI identifies shooter in assassination attempt on Trump at campaign rally

A spectator at the rally was killed and two others were injured in the shooting.

News

Biden says ‘no place for this kind of violence in America’ after shooting at Trump rally

Vice President Kamala Harris also issued a statement saying she and the second gentleman were praying for Trump and his family.

News

Trump ‘safe’ after shooting at campaign rally in Pennsylvania; one spectator and suspected gunman killed

The incident is reportedly being investigated as an assassination attempt.

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Workforce

Biden trashes Trump’s civil service plans in press conference

The president described Project 2025 and Schedule F threats to the United States’ democratic system during a press conference Thursday.

Oversight

Bill to strengthen oversight of beleaguered Bureau of Prisons is cleared for president’s signature

The Senate approved the measure by unanimous consent, following several misconduct investigations into the federal prison system.

Management

Republicans look to cull agency powers in wake of Supreme Court rulings

Agencies should adjust their postures going forward while also unwinding previous actions, lawmakers say.

Management

High crimes and mental competency don’t keep presidents from security clearances because, they don’t get them

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Management

Senate's FY25 spending bills gain bipartisan momentum

Committee reaches bipartisan agreement to boost funding levels that lawmakers say are key to avoiding furloughs and layoffs at agencies.

Workforce

The FLRA is nearly back at full strength following Senate confirmation vote

The Senate voted 55-37 to confirm Anne Wagner as the third member atop the Federal Labor Relations Authority, allowing the agency to consider controversial cases again for the first time in more than a year.

Management

House fails to pass measure to hold attorney general in ‘inherent contempt'

House legislators on Thursday rejected a resolution to fine Attorney General Merrick Garland for withholding audio tapes from the Justice Department special counsel’s interview with President Joe Biden.

Management

FEMA will now consider climate change when it rebuilds after floods

A policy change from the disaster recovery agency will “integrate current and future changes in flooding based on climate science” to assess where and how to construct future buildings.

Management

White House: Feds deserve recognition this election season

Biden administration wants career civil servants to know they have been vital to the president's accomplishments.

Management

House GOP defeats effort to restore SSA funding to appropriations bill

Democrats said the planned half-billion-dollar cut to the Social Security Administration’s administrative budget would bring the agency’s workforce to the lowest level in 50 years.

Workforce

Does the Hatch Act apply to you? Election season do's and don'ts

The first installment in a series about the rules and policies federal employees should know ahead of the elections.

Workforce

Can federal employees volunteer for political campaigns and make contributions? Election season do's and don'ts

The second installment in a series about the rules and policies federal employees should know ahead of the elections.

Workforce

Can federal employees take part in political campaign activities? Election season do’s and don’ts

The third installment in a series about the rules and policies federal employees should know ahead of the elections.

Workforce

How does telework affect the Hatch Act? Election season do’s and don’ts

The fourth installment in a series about the rules and policies federal employees should know ahead of the elections.