FCW Insider: September 20, 2021
The Interior Department is reversing a Trump administration move to put the Bureau of Land Management in Grand Junction, Colo., but the new outpost will now serve as a Western headquarters.
The system is back up and running, but the sustained outage could lead to delays in the approval of annual records transfer requests.
A proposed amendment to the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act to pilot a cybersecurity reserve force at the Department of Defense would weaken merit systems principles, according to the largest federal employee union.
*** The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the Merit Systems Protection Board Empowerment Act of 2021, which boosts information collection authorities at the personnel agency, would cost $242 million to implement between 2022 and 2026. The bill was passed by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform in June.
*** GCN takes a look at plans at the IRS to track the movement of cryptocurrencies to recover lost assets and potentially prevent theft.
*** The Census Project and other groups are backing a White House request to fund the Census Bureau for 2022 at levels above the administration's budget request.
Posted by FCW Staff on Sep 20, 2021 at 2:10 AM