VA Moves To Fire Employees For Data Manipulation

July 30, 2014 2:40 PM Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs this week proposed disciplinary actions for six of its medical employees, including the directors of the Rocky Mountain network and the Cheyenne, Wyo., VA clinic, for manipulating scheduling data to hide treatment delays.

A Summary of the New VA Bill

July 29, 2014 2:17 PM Comments

Congress is expected to vote this week on a bill to revamp the Department of Veterans Affairs in the wake of a scandal over treatment delays and falsification of scheduling records at VA hospitals across the country.

Government Seeks Injunction To Stop Filing Liens Against Federal Employees

July 29, 2014 2:12 PM Comments

A U.S. attorney’s office has filed a civil lawsuit against a West Virginia man who has filed liens seeking $950 million from federal employees.

Conference Committee Approves $17B VA Health Bill

July 29, 2014 11:43 AM Comments

House and Senate negotiators have approved a compromise bill to spend about $17 billion to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Outdated Retirement Rules You Should Reconsider

July 29, 2014 11:16 AM Comments

Here are three retirement rules that no longer apply, followed by what you should be doing instead.

Senator To Propose Strong Curbs On NSA Phone Data Collection

July 29, 2014 9:28 AM Comments

A new Senate proposal to curb the government’s bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records and increase transparency about the program has White House backing and may get more traction with critics who have dismissed other bills as too weak.

A Deeper Look Into IRS Doings Doesn’t Look Pretty

July 29, 2014 9:27 AM Comments

The author takes a critical look at union representation at the IRS and the use of official time.

Snowden Running Out of Time to Cut Deal with NSA

July 29, 2014 8:57 AM Comments

As the intelligence stolen by Edward Snowden gets older and older, the former National Security Agency contractor has less and less chance to secure a deal to bring him back home, according to an agency official.

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