Report Finds Fewer Federal Workers With Disabilities

August 27, 2014 9:05 AM Comments

The number of federal employees with targeted disabilities declined between 2002 and 2011, the EEOC said.

Top IRS Ethics Lawyer Facing Possible Disbarment, Accused of Lying

August 26, 2014 10:48 PM Comments

A lawyer in the IRS ethics office is facing the possibility of being disbarred, according to records that accuse her of lying to a court-appointed board and hiding what she’d done with money from a settlement that was supposed to go to two medical providers who had treated her client.

NASA’s Asteroid Plan May Be Cheapest Route to Mars

August 26, 2014 7:53 PM Comments

NASA plans to redirect a small asteroid into lunar orbit during the next decade as part of a steppingstone approach to landing astronauts on Mars by the 2030s.

Lerner’s Blackberry Intentionally Destroyed After Start of Congressional Probe

August 26, 2014 7:51 PM Comments

Lois Lerner’s Blackberry was intentionally destroyed after Congress had begun its probe into IRS targeting of conservative groups, a senior IRS lawyer acknowledged in a sworn declaration.

VA Report: Deaths Not Linked To Wait Times

August 26, 2014 7:50 PM Comments

A report from the inspector general for the Department Of Veterans Affairs found no conclusive proof that “clinically significant delays” at medical care facilities in Phoenix caused the death of veterans.

Veterans’ Advocate Says VA Tries To ‘Whitewash’ Phoenix Deaths

August 26, 2014 6:19 PM Comments

Department of Veterans Affairs’ efforts to downplay any connection between phony waiting lists and patient deaths at a Phoenix hospital were branded a “whitewash” by a veterans’ advocacy group.

Obama: A New Culture of Accountability at VA

August 26, 2014 6:06 PM Comments

President Obama on Tuesday insisted that his administration has improved access to medical care at beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, telling veterans that the White House would not sweep aside chronically ignored health care problems.

Washington’s Using Less Than A Percent Of The Power It Has To Boost Federal Tech Pay

August 26, 2014 5:28 PM Comments

Under U.S. law, federal agencies are allowed to pay above and beyond normal salary rates for would-be employees who are extraordinarily talented, especially in the fields of science and technology.

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