OPM merger plan continues to draw IT questions from Democrats

FedScoop: Two prominent House Democrats want specific documentation on how the Trump administration’s plans to merge the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration would address OPM’s tech troubles.

Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and Elijah Cummings, D-Md., renewed the House Oversight Committee’s previous requests for “basic documents that would allow for oversight of the plan” in a letter to acting OPM director Margaret Weichert on Monday. Overall the letter reflects Democrats’ concerns about the legal authority for the move and its potential effects on government workers, but IT is among the primary bullet points.

Read article