Update on OPM Credit Monitoring Services

OPM announces plans to recompete the contract for providing credit monitoring services for individuals impacted by the 2015 cyber incidents.

Person monitoring her credit onlineToday, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced plans to recompete the contract for providing credit and identity monitoring, identity theft insurance, and identity restoration services for the 21.5 million individuals impacted by the 2015 background investigations cyber incident as well as the 4.2 million impacted by the 2015 personnel records cyber breach. According to section 632 of Division E of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016, Public Law No. 114-113, OPM is required to provide coverage at no cost to impacted individuals for a period not less than 10 years, lasting through Fiscal Year 2026, and must also provide not less than $5 million in identity theft insurance. Continue reading “Update on OPM Credit Monitoring Services”

Grassroots Update: Keep the Government Open and Give Employees a Pay Raise!

Writing on computerCongress must vote by December 7 to once again pass another continuing resolution, several outstanding appropriations bills, or some combination thereof to avoid a partial government shutdown. Again, Federal employees are facing either being furloughed without pay or being required to work not knowing when they will be paid because Congress and the White House have not done their job. Continue reading “Grassroots Update: Keep the Government Open and Give Employees a Pay Raise!”

Update on Congress and Government Funding for FY19

Update on government funding for Fiscal Year 2019 for agencies currently operating under a Continuing Resolution.

U.S. CapitolThe House and Senate returned this week to begin working on remaining legislative business during the lame duck session of the 115th Congress. As you know the current Continuing Resolution (CR) for agencies that did not receive full-year Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funding expires midnight on Friday night, December 7th. Continue reading “Update on Congress and Government Funding for FY19”