Review Finds Concerns Over CFPB’s Management

June 22, 2016 8:24 AM Comments

Just a matter of days after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported that an audit of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)’s internal controls and accounting procedures has found some deficiencies, the GAO reported on Tuesday that a survey of nonexecutive employees revealed concerns over fair treatment in the workplace.

Woman Charged with Pointing Gun at Postal Employees

June 22, 2016 8:16 AM Comments

A Pittsburgh area woman is facing charges for pointing a gun at several postal employees earlier this month.

An Assault Weapons Ban for Federal Regulatory Agencies

June 22, 2016 8:14 AM Comments

In the wake of the Orlando shooting incident and a push for gun control in Congress for private citizens, the author asks why the federal government has been amassing weapons in some of its agencies.

Congressman Wants to Stop Tubman From Going on the $20 Bill

June 22, 2016 8:11 AM Comments

An Iowa congressman has proposed legislation that would block Harriet Tubman from replacing President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

Floods in DC Create Waterfall at Metro Station

June 21, 2016 9:22 PM Comments

As if Metro riders haven’t had enough obstacles this week, Tuesday’s heavy rainfall caused more problems for commuters.

Hundreds of Appointment Wait Times Manipulated At Texas VA Facilities

June 21, 2016 7:39 PM Comments

Staff at Houston-area Veterans Affairs facilities improperly manipulated wait times for Texas veterans wishing to make a medical appointment, according to a federal report released Monday.

Watchdog Finds Security Holes In Key Government Systems

June 21, 2016 7:38 PM Comments

Four federal agencies have failed to implement key security precautions for their networks, “with almost all of the systems having weaknesses in all, or most, of the control areas,” according to an audit by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).

DoD Opens Door For Its Employees To Phase Into Retirement

June 21, 2016 7:37 PM Comments

The Defense Department on Tuesday opened the door for allowing its civilian employees to phase into retirement, potentially jump-starting a government-wide program announced to much fanfare several years ago but little used since.

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