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The House of Representatives has passed legislation intended to give more control to the states to regulate the nation’s water quality.
Rep Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent a letter to the American Postal Workers Union President requesting that the union cancel a television ad which Issa says is misleading to the American public.
Four members of Congress have introduced the Federal Workers’ Compensation Modernization and Improvement Act designed to enhance the program that provides compensation to federal employees as a result of injuries or illnesses suffered on the job.
OPM has endorsed the Plain Writing Act of 2010 and offers federal employees a few tips on how to write their documents using “plain language.”
Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) introduced legislation on Thursday called the American Traveler Dignity Act that he says is a step towards moving the current airline security system under the TSA towards a private system run by the airlines and not by the federal government.
The Federal Aviation Administration reached an agreement with the National Air Traffic Controllers Union on Friday that reinforces existing FAA policy that prohibits controllers from sleeping while on duty.
Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) said in a Contracting and Workforce Subcommittee hearing on June 23 that the Obama administration’s insourcing policies are having a detrimental effect on small businesses and needlessly costing taxpayers extra money.