Joni Ernst

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst speaks during the third installment of The Senate Project at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate on June 12, 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Sen. Ernst calls for federal IGs to investigate employees ‘phoning it in’ during telework

In addition to impacts on service delivery, Ernst wants to know worksite attendance rates at each agency and if steps have been taken "to adjust bureaucrats’ location-based…
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 21: Chairman Gary Peters (D-MI) listens as Transportation Security Administrator David Pekoske speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images).

Bill to streamline federal agency tech acquisition introduced in Senate

It is the latest legislative proposal intended to upskill the federal acquisition workforce.
Gen. Stephen Lyons, commander of U.S. Transportation Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, USTRANSCOM senior enlisted leader, met with Airmen during a visit to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on Nov. 16, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. John Wilkes)

Transportation Command is looking to CMMC to secure its vulnerable contractors

U.S. Transportation Command relies heavily on data and is working to improve the data sharing agreements it has with contractors to better protect its data.