High-Ranking BLM Official Convicted In Montana of Fraud And Theft

March 27, 2015 8:37 AM Comments

The former state director of the Bureau of Land Management’s Eastern States Region, which is responsible for management of public lands and resources under the BLM in 31 States east of and bordering the Mississippi River, was convicted of fraud and theft by a federal jury in Great Falls on Wednesday.

DHS Secretary Says Mayorkas Will Keep His Job Amid Immigration Flap

March 26, 2015 3:01 PM Comments

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday he won’t fire his deputy despite a scathing internal report that found Alejandro Mayorkas helped several high-profile Democrats get better treatment from an immigration agency.

Lawmakers Target Official Time

March 26, 2015 11:50 AM Comments

One Congressman argues that official time has gotten out of control, and he’s pushing new legislation to change it.

DEA Agents Had ‘Sex Parties’ With Prostitutes, Watchdog Says

March 26, 2015 11:18 AM Comments

Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration reportedly had “sex parties” with prostitutes hired by drug cartels in Colombia, according to a new inspector general report released by the Justice Department on Thursday.

IRS May Tax Civilian Transition Move Income

March 26, 2015 11:18 AM Comments

Many entitlements paid to federal employees who undergo a civilian relocation move are considered taxable income.

McAuliffe: No Favoritism Sought From DHS

March 26, 2015 9:11 AM Comments

As a congressional committee prepares to ask questions about a scathing report on political favoritism in a federal visa program, one of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s brothers, Tony Rodham, remained mum Wednesday about accusations that an investment firm he runs pressured a Homeland Security official to speed up action on their business requests.

Better VA Accountability Won’t Send Employees Running, Lawmaker Says

March 26, 2015 8:54 AM Comments

The sponsor of a House bill that would crack down further on misconduct and poor performance among senior executives at Veterans Affairs said on Tuesday that his legislation ultimately will attract, rather than scare away, talented career employees.

House Approves GOP Budget

March 25, 2015 7:54 PM Comments

House Republicans adopted a 2016 budget in a 228-199 vote on Wednesday that represents a major victory for GOP leaders after a rocky start to their year.

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