There’s a backlog of nearly 19,000 cases in the Violent Criminal Apprehension Program database that need to undergo quality control reviews.

FBI program to catch serial criminals is underfunded and understaffed, inspector general says

Sponsor Content

How Salesforce transforms field work for the public sector

There's an increasing demand for solutions that efficiently streamline operations and improve customer experiences.

Oversight

A mental health program for service members transitioning to civilian life was unable to contact most enrollees

Oversight officials have spotlighted numerous concerns with programs to help individuals leaving the military.

Management

‘Long been the case’ that we’re stretched too thin, Secret Service says

Agency says it is dealing with "long impacts" of staffing shortages as congressional leaders call for heads to roll.

Tech

As GSA turns 75, one of its leading technologists reflects on the agency's mission

Ann Lewis, director of the Technology Transformation Services, talks implementation, money and more.

Sponsor Content

The federal AI playbook: Mission transformation for the AI era

Government initiatives speak to the fundamental tension that agencies must navigate as AI becomes more available and capable.

Workforce

If you’re in the military, voting this year could be tricky

Military families move often and have to navigate varying state laws, administrative hurdles and a lack of resources for access to the ballot.

Pay & Benefits

OPM wants agencies to tally their senior executive needs

The federal government’s HR agency has requested biennial projections for the number of SES and scientific professionals that agencies will likely need through 2027.

Exclusive Workforce

State Dept. hopeful even a Trump administration would continue its hiring and reform efforts

Trump appointees clashed with the foreign service in his first term, but top official hopes to sell them on taking a new path if he is re-elected.

Pay & Benefits

Administrative law judge union to push for expanded annual carryover leave

Officials with a union that represents administrative law judges at the Social Security Administration said their jobs are more akin to those of senior-level federal jobs than General Schedule positions.

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Management

The 19th Explains: What you need to know about Project 2025

A 920-page policy blueprint contains the Heritage Foundation’s vision for a second Trump administration — with impacts on women, LGBTQ+ rights, families, education and the workforce.

Management

The Trump campaign shooting puts a spotlight on Secret Service leadership, and the women serving in its ranks

Kimberly Cheatle, the second woman to lead the agency, is being called to testify in front of Congress, while conservatives question whether women are fit to provide protection.

Management

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

Sen. J.D. Vance, R-Ohio, has been at the center of GOP efforts in Congress to “dismantle” diversity, equity and inclusion programs at federal agencies, and has suggested that if Trump wins re-election, he should fire “every mid-level bureaucrat” in government.

Workforce

The Forest Service will focus hiring on its ‘highest priority positions’ amid tighter budgets

Lower attrition means that the agency will continue to promote internal recruitment, but limit some outside hires to ensure it that it can align both funding and core mission functions. 

Workforce

Donald Trump wants to reinstate a spoils system in federal government by hiring political loyalists regardless of competence

COMMENTARY | The potential reemergence of Schedule F is not the first time a president has sought to install political loyalists in the federal civil service, but its impact could prove disastrous.

Updated Management

How federal agencies are responding to the Trump assassination attempt

FBI, Secret Service and others are taking a lead role and deploying personnel in response to Saturday's shooting.

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.

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.