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Contracting, Federal Workforce Hearings On Tap This Week

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Lawmakers have a busy week ahead with mutliple hearings scheduled relating to the federal workforce and agencies’ use of contractors, the Washington Post reports.

The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs subcommittee on contracting oversight is set to hold a hearing Thursday that will discuss the use of contractors by federal agencies.

The House Appropriations subcommittee on transportation, housing and urban development is meeting Thursday to discuss management issues at the Transportation Department and and HUD.

On Monday, the Transportation Security Administration and the House Oversight and Transportation Committees will meet to discuss TSA screenings.

The TSA will be the focal point of another hearing on Wednesday by the House Homeland Security transportation security subcommittee entitled: “Rightsizing TSA Bureaucracy and Workforce Without Compromising Security.”

On Tuesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on federal workforce and U.S. Postal Service will discuss whether the Postal Service can solve its financial crisis by running its own health plan.

The Postal Service will potentially begin closing or consolidating facilities after May 15.

On Wednesday, the Senate Armed Services subcommittee on personnel will discuss the Fiscal 2013 Defense Authorization Act on Wednesday.

That same day, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee on federal financial management and government, will discuss the fight government waste and fraud.

Additionally, the House Administration Committee will meet Wednesday to discuss leadership transitions in the Library of Congress.

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