Government Reorganization

Nothing’s ‘Irreversible,’ But the Pentagon’s New Bureaucracies Aim to Come Close

As budget hearing season gets underway, expect to hear a lot about "irreversible implementation" of changes toward great power competition.

Interior Still Threatening to Deny Incentives to Employees It Has Relocated West

Employees have already decided if they will move, but Interior says a lack of additional appropriations from Congress could block promised financial assistance.

Viewpoint: Moving Bureau of Land Management Headquarters to Colorado Won’t Be Good for Public Lands

Do public lands in the West belong to Westerners, or all Americans? Moving a federal agency's headquarters from Washington, D.C. to Colorado is the latest skirmish in a longtime struggle.

Few BLM Employees Agree to Relocate as Interior Attempts to Ease Pain of Those It Will Fire

So far just two employees have agreed to move from Washington headquarters to new locations in western states.

Interior Department Delivers Hundreds of Relocation Notices to Employees

Headquarters staff now has 30 days to accept the reassignment or face removal from the agency.

Interior to Offer Large Relocation Incentive to Employees Who Move Out West

The offer exceeds one recently provided by the Agriculture Department for a move to Kansas City.

Interior Official: Land Bureau Relocations Are Not Intended to 'Drain the Swamp'

Department would like to retain all employees and has instituted a hiring freeze to ensure positions are available for those who don't want to move, official says.

Tensions Rise Over Interior Department Relocations

Trump administration officials get personal with lawmakers objecting to the planned moves.

USDA Office Relocations Are Illegal, IG Says

Agriculture Department counters that the spending law it allegedly violated is unconstitutional and therefore not binding.

Mulvaney: Relocating Offices is a 'Wonderful Way' to Shed Federal Employees

White House chief of staff shares the administration's real objective in moving agencies outside of Washington.

State Department Reforms Have Been Hindered by Changes in Staff and Priorities, Watchdog Finds

One initiative is complete, 13 are ongoing, two were stalled and one was terminated, GAO says. 

White House Sees Path for Less Interference in Implementing Its Government Reorganization

Administration officials are pleased with progress so far, though most efforts are not yet implemented.

EPA to Close a Las Vegas Office, Reassign Employees

Agency to seek buyout, early retirement authority despite restrictions from Congress.

Interior Announces Plan to Move Bureau's Headquarters, and Some Employees, West

Administration says the moves will better position employees to manage lands, though critics warn of resulting staff cuts.