Lobbying Battle Over Giving Nurses More Authority To Treat Veterans Intensifies

July 19, 2016 8:10 AM Comments

Six days before the window closes for public comments, a Veterans Affairs proposal to expand nurses’ authority to treat veterans without a doctor’s supervision has drawn 71,520 comments online.

TSA Checkpoint Times Have Eased Across Nation

July 19, 2016 8:06 AM Comments

Security checkpoint wait times have eased at airports across the nation, thanks to what officials say is a major overhaul of the way they keep passengers safe.

Construction Dust Fills Pentagon City Metro Station

July 19, 2016 8:04 AM Comments

Construction dust filled a tunnel at the Pentagon City Metro station Tuesday morning. The incident comes as riders on the Blue and Yellow lines began their first surge-free commute in a week.

Watchdog Says HUD Secretary Violated Hatch Act

July 18, 2016 8:30 PM Comments

Days before Hillary Clinton is scheduled to accept the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, a government watchdog says the nation’s housing secretary violated a law prohibiting government officials from using their office for partisan politics when he promoted her candidacy during a media interview.

Study: Aging Federal Workforce Bucks Retirement Trends

July 18, 2016 5:10 PM Comments

Federal government employees eligible for retirement are not retiring—yet—according to a new Georgia State University study, but the low percentage of federal workers under 30 suggests when they do, they could create a federal workforce crisis.

On Social Security, Trump and Pence Couldn’t Be More Different

July 18, 2016 3:29 PM Comments

It’s easy to summarize Donald Trump’s position on Social Security. He doesn’t want to touch it. But his new running mate, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, has a very different view. He wants to radically reform the program.

GM-Backed Car-Sharing Service Launches in DC

July 18, 2016 12:09 PM Comments

A new car-sharing service backed by General Motors Co. is coming to Washington, D.C. at a time when the city’s Metrorail system is undergoing a massive repair effort.

FBI Starts Handing Over Deleted Clinton Emails To State On Friday

July 18, 2016 11:59 AM Comments

FBI officials will hand over the first of “tens of thousands” of deleted emails from Hillary Clinton’s private server on Friday to the State Department, government lawyers told a court Monday.

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