The Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories Federal News Radio Producer Eric White reads on Federal Drive with Tom Temin. Listen to the newscast or read the stories each weekday morning on FederalNewsNetwork.com.
Pentagon asking more employees to work from home over coronavirus concerns
In today's Federal Newscast, more Pentagon employees are being told to telework because of an uptick in coronavirus infections in the National Capital Region.
Democratic lawmakers want answers from GSA administrator on Biden transition
In today's Federal Newscast, four Democrat House lawmakers and 41 Democrat senators are demanding GSA Administrator Emily Murphy brief them on her rationale for not ascertaining the election results.
Forts named after Confederate Generals could be sticking point for NDAA
In today's Federal Newscast, the 2021 defense authorization bill is hitting the home stretch, but this year seems a little more hamstrung than others.
President Trump names new Federal CIO
In today's Federal Newscast, President Donald Trump yesterday said he plans to name Basil Parker as the new federal chief information officer.
House Dems want to prevent "Midnight Regulations" from Trump administration
In today's Federal Newscast, top Democrats on the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees warn the Trump administration not to fast-track agency regulations that are pending between now and Inauguration Day.
Aircraft and COVID Carrier, sails and spreads, while half the sailors show no symptoms
A new study confirms that COVID-19 can spread, big time, asymptomatically. The U.S. Postal Service lost billions of dollars in Fiscal 2020. And a federal judge rules that Chad Wolf was never legally appointed.