Vets Groups Fight To Save The Reform Law The VA Ignored

July 26, 2016 7:26 PM Comments

A dozen military and veterans groups are asking for the right to defend a law in court that makes it easier to fire corrupt and negligent officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs, because the VA is refusing to defend the law on its own.

Senate Judiciary Committee Leaders Seek More Info From FBI About DNC Hack

July 26, 2016 7:23 PM Comments

The Democratic and Republican leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday asked Attorney General Loretta Lynch and FBI Director James Comey for more information about their investigation into the hack of the Democratic National Committee’s email.

Senate Cafeteria Workers Owed $1 Million In Back Pay, Labor Department Says

July 26, 2016 4:05 PM Comments

Hundreds of cafeteria workers who help feed senators and others in the Capitol and nearby office buildings will get back pay totaling more than $1 million because their private employers illegally underpaid them, the Labor Department said Tuesday.

Metro Boss to Propose Permanent Midnight Closure

July 26, 2016 3:06 PM Comments

Metro’s general manager will propose permanently closing the rail system earlier every night to allow more time for Metro repairs, the agency said Tuesday in a statement.

Hackers Are Said To Have Targeted Dozens of Lawmakers

July 26, 2016 8:51 AM Comments

Although there is no evidence the attempts were successful, the FBI warned the Clinton campaign and dozens of lawmakers in recent months that they were being targeted by hackers, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Postal Worker Helps Stranded Motorist

July 26, 2016 8:39 AM Comments

A Postal employee stopped to help a stranded motorist who was suffering in the hot summer weather to make sure he got home safely.

Most Long-Term Insurance Care Enrollees Are Eligible For Little-Known Benefit

July 26, 2016 8:37 AM Comments

Three-fifths of enrollees in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program who are facing steep premium increases will be eligible to invoke a little-known feature of the program that will allow them to stop paying premiums but still keep some coverage, the Office of Personnel Management has said.

AFGE: Screening Changes Leave O’Hare More Vulnerable

July 25, 2016 9:47 PM Comments

Since O’Hare Airport’s May meltdown, many security screeners have been redeployed from checking employees to checking passengers, leaving O’Hare more “vulnerable” to an “insider threat,” union employees charged Monday.

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