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Day: August 30, 2021

Government Matters (Full Show) – August 30, 2021

Proposal for new research agency highlights federal hiring system challenges Lisa Rein, federal government reporter at the Washington Post, discusses the creation of a new research agency in the Department of Transportation   New recordkeeping system allowing Thrift Savings Plan board to decrease budget Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift […]

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Proposal for new research agency highlights federal hiring system challenges

The bipartisan infrastructure bill would create a new research agency in the Department of Transportation called the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Infrastructure (ARPA-I), but it would operate without civil service job protections. Lisa Rein, federal government reporter at the Washington Post, said the government would be establishing ARPA-I outside the normal civil service system because of […]

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New recordkeeping system allowing Thrift Savings Plan board to decrease budget

The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) has a slightly smaller budget for fiscal 2022. The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board approved the budget of $496 million for the next fiscal year. Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, said the board’s transition to a new recordkeeping platform, which will go […]

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United States Postal Service hiring effort reflects country’s labor shortage

The United States Postal Service (USPS) plans to hire 100,000 new employees by the end of this calendar year. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy also hopes to reduce the high turnover rates in the department. Danny Werfel, managing director and partner at Boston Consulting Group, former controller at the Office of Management and Budget and former […]

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