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Chairman Connolly, Ranking Member Hice Request that Biden Prioritize MSPB Nominations

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Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, and Rep. Jody B. Hice, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, sent a letter to President Joseph R. Biden requesting that he prioritize nominations to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB). “We write to urge you to nominate qualified board members to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), w... Read more »

Top Oversight Committee Members Introduce IG Subpoena Authority Act

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Today, as part of Sunshine Week, Subcommittee on Government Operations Chairman Gerald E. Connolly, Rep. Jimmy Gomez, the Vice Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney introduced the IG Subpoena Authority Act to grant testimonial subpoena authority to federal Inspectors General. "Last month the Department of Justice Inspector General testified bef... Read more »

Connolly Statement on NAPA Study Release

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Congressman Gerry Connolly, Chairman of the House Government Operations subcommittee, released the following statement on the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) study release on the Trump administration’s proposed OPM-GSA merger. “This report clearly and definitively rejects the Trump administration’s half-baked plan to abolish the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). It was a plan ... Read more »

Chairman Connolly Requests Briefing on National Finance Center Delays in Annuity Payments to New Federal Retirees

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Today, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, sent a letter to Anita Adkins, Acting Director of the National Finance Center (NFC), requesting a briefing and information about their responsibility in delaying annuity payments to new federal retirees. “One report found that the NFC normally transmitted service history records within 30 days of an agency reque... Read more »

Connolly Reintroduces National Security Diversity and Inclusion Workforce Act

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, reintroduced the National Security Diversity and Inclusion Workforce Act, legislation that would promote diversity in federal national security offices. Connolly was joined by Reps. Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Brad Sherman (D-CA), Stephen Lynch (D-MA), and Jo... Read more »

Chairman Connolly to Hold Subcommittee Hearing on Revitalizing the Federal Workforce

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On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, will hold a hearing to examine the current state of the federal workforce and the actions that are necessary to repair, rebuild, and fortify it for the future. After four years of the Trump administration, the federal workforce has sustained significant damage. Former P... Read more »

Connolly Statement on OPM Nominee Kiran Ahuja

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Congressman Gerry Connolly, Chairman of the House Government Operations subcommittee, released the following statement on President Biden’s intent to nominate Kiran Ahuja to serve as Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). “I welcome Kiran Ahuja back to the Office of Personnel Management. Ms. Ahuja’s years of leadership experience and knowledge of OPM are much needed to rebuild an ag... Read more »

Connolly Statement on WMATA IG MetroAccess Report

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Congressman Gerry Connolly, Chairman of the House Government Operations subcommittee, released the following statement on today’s WMATA Inspector Generalreportthat found that WMATA is not accurately and transparently reporting on-time performance for the MetroAccess Paratransit in a manner consistent with FTA guidance. The OIG also recommends that WMATA start using real-time traffic data to determ... Read more »

Connolly, Tester, Fitzpatrick, Langevin Reintroduce Fair RETIRE Act

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Today, Representative Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA), Chairman of the House Government Operations subcommittee, Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI), and Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced the First Responder Fair RETIRE Act, bipartisan legislation to ensure federal firefighters, law enforcement officials, Border Patrol officers, and other federal first responde... Read more »

Connolly Joins Senior Members in Introducing Bill to Provide Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Workers

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Today, Committee on Oversight and Reform Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer, Committee on Armed Services Chairman Adam Smith, Committee on Appropriations Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro, Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus Jackie Speier, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Rep. Don Beyer, and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton introduced The Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federa... Read more »

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