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McMahon Confirmed to Lead SBA

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The Senate has confirmed former wrestling entertainment executive Linda McMahon to lead the Small Business Administration.

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Senate Confirms Treasury, VA Secretary Picks

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The Senate has confirmed Donald Trump's picks to lead both the VA and Treasury departments.

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TSA Employees Arrested for Cocaine Smuggling

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A dozen airport and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a massive cocaine smuggling operation in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

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Ethics Office Website Experiences Outages Due to ‘Extraordinary Volume’

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Ethics Office Website Experiences Outages Due to ‘Extraordinary Volume’

The Office of Government Ethics experienced a high volume of traffic late last week which temporarily crippled its website. The surge may have been caused by allegations that Kellyanne Conway violated federal ethics regulations.

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Legislation Introduced to Abolish the Department of Education

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Legislation Introduced to Abolish the Department of Education

A new bill contains one sentence: “The Department of Education shall terminate on December 31, 2018.”

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Tom Price Confirmed as Health Secretary

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Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) has been confirmed as the new Health and Human Services secretary by the Senate.

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Legislation Would Require Agencies to Return Unappropriated Funds to Treasury

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Legislation Would Require Agencies to Return Unappropriated Funds to Treasury

Legislation has been introduced in Congress to require federal agencies to return all fines, fees, penalties, and other unappropriated funds that they collect to the Treasury.

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Paid Time for Union Activity and Government Efficiency

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Paid Time for Union Activity and Government Efficiency

How much time and money are spent at the VA on official time? GAO finds no consistent reporting system.

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EPA Under Attack

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The Environmental Protection Agency is facing its toughest test since the regulatory agency opened its doors in 1970.

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First Agency Up for Elimination: Election Assistance Commission

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First Agency Up for Elimination: Election Assistance Commission

The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is targeted for elimination in a new House bill.

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