These are changes to be expected now that Congress is paying attention. But most of them will need approval from the agency’s union, which is likely to push back against some.
Is federal hiring broken?
Replacing the USPS fleet would cost postal officials about $5 billion, and that’s a check that at the moment they can’t write.
U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf seeks criminal prosecution of patent office fraud
Civil servants and former troops are questioning one another’s competence and qualifications.
Patent office will hire consultant to review telework program after fraud allegations
Patent office whistleblowers described culture of time fraud; supervisors say their hands were tied.
Patent union chief denies telework abuse, says employees have strict performance standards
Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley (Iowa) wants to reform of how investigations of government watchdogs are conducted, in part because they take a long time.
Miguel Roman, 33, is a finalist for a 2014 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America medal.