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Legislation Would Abolish the IRS

By on February 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Abolish the IRS

In the midst of an increasing number of proposals to eliminate or cut various federal agencies, one bill that has perhaps gone largely unnoticed would do away with the IRS.

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Federal Websites, Agencies Frozen In Time, or MIA?

on February 17, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Some agencies' websites are apparently stuck in limbo after the change in administrations, likely due to the lack of new leaders to head up the agencies.

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Scott Pruitt Confirmed To Lead EPA

on February 17, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has been confirmed as the next administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Alexander Acosta Nominated to be Labor Secretary

on February 16, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Moving quickly to fill the void left after his first pick withdrew, President Trump on Thursday nominated law school dean and former federal prosecutor Alexander Acosta for labor secretary.

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Leaking Information, Federal Employees and Political Ideology

By on February 16, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Leaking Information, Federal Employees and Political Ideology

An investigation into leaking intelligence information surrounding the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn has been requested by two House Committees. This begs the question, should federal employees work to oppose President Trump?

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Mulvaney Confirmed to Lead OMB

on February 16, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Rep. Mick Mulvaney won a close confirmation vote in the full Senate on Thursday to become the leader of the Office of Management and Budget.

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Legislation Introduced to Abolish the CFPB

By on February 15, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Abolish the CFPB

Legislation has been introduced in Congress to eliminate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Postal Service Posts $200 Million Net Loss in Q1

By on February 15, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Posts $200 Million Net Loss in Q1

The Postal Service announced that it suffered a $200 million net loss in the first quarter of FY 2017.

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Labor Department Employees Urge Vote Against Puzder Nomination… But Should They?

By on February 15, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Labor Department Employees Urge Vote Against Puzder Nomination… But Should They?

Federal employees at the Department of Labor are circulating a letter asking for a vote against President Trump’s nominee for Labor Secretary. The author says that these employees could be potentially jeopardizing their careers in the process.

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Are EPA Employees Violating Federal Record Keeping Requirements?

By on February 15, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Are EPA Employees Violating Federal Record Keeping Requirements?

A House Committee is asking for an IG analysis of reports of EPA employees using encrypted forms of communication which may be in violation of federal record keeping requirements.

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