Small Agency Takes Heat for Steep Drop in Employee Satisfaction Scores
The chairman of a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on Thursday grilled the managing director of the Surface Transportation Board about the agency’s precipitous drop in scores on the annual survey of federal employees’ job satisfaction.
What will it take to make feds happy?
Federal employee global satisfaction scores have risen for consecutive years, but lawmakers still think there's a long way to go in improving workforce engagement, as well as the survey that provides the data.
Subcommittee Weighs Iran’s Nuclear Threat
At a House subcommittee meeting Wednesday, the deep partisan divisions over the Obama administration's Iran nuclear deal were on display once again as Republican-selected witnesses criticized the deal as allowing Iran to continue its nuclear capabilities and destabilizing the region.
Louisiana flood response blasted by Congress after state, FEMA ‘fell on its face,’ lawmaker says
Tension over Louisiana's recovery from last year's catastrophic floods became the focus of a Congressional hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, with Republican congressmen repeatedly taking aim at Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards.