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Recent events involving a wide range of agencies are adding fuel to the “perfect storm” for federal pay and benefits. For those looking for positions, salaries or names of federal employees in agencies currently being cited in news media, FedsDataCenter.com will provide much of the information.
A story in the Washington Post yesterday about the Internal Revenue Service’s Cincinnati office, which does most of the agency’s nonprofit auditing, clearly contradicted earlier reports that the agency’s targeting of Tea Party groups was the result of rogue agents.
A federal investigation of former State Department contracting specialist Kathleen McGrade has uncovered a treasure trove of luxuries allegedly acquired with the proceeds of a multimillion-dollar contracting scam: a Steinway piano; sculptures; sapphire, emerald and diamond jewelry; and a 41-foot yacht bearing the name of the company she and her husband formed, Sterling Royale.
The Senate’s immigration bill will raise national security risks and the Obama administration will do little more than “rubber-stamp” illegal immigrants into the program, endangering Americans, says the labor union representing the 12,000 employees who will have to approve the applications.
The Obama administration yesterday notified Congress that it was prepared to take a series of steps to free up about $260 billion so it can keep paying the nation’s bills once a temporary suspension in the government’s debt ceiling lapses this weekend.