OMB Says Government Transformation May Take Up to Five Years - July 5, 2018
Reorganization Plans Seen as Long-Term Project
While specifics still remain largely absent regarding how the Trump administration hopes to carry out its plans to reorganize a host of agencies and programs, the initiative increasingly is shaping up as a long-term project, with its impact on affected employees—to the extent that proposals are carried out at all—stretching out over a number of years.
Two senators active in federal workplace issues have introduced legislation (S-3137) aimed at speeding up the aspects that would require changes in law. The bill by Sens. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and James Lankford, R-Okla., would guarantee fast-track consideration by Congress—an up or down vote within 90 days—of any legislative proposals sent to Capitol Hill within the next two years.