Analyzing and Reorganizing Federal Agencies

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Analyzing and Reorganizing Federal Agencies

A proposal to reorganize federal government would impact many agencies and employees. Here is a summary of how agencies would be impacted.

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Federal Judge Rules That CFPB’s Structure is Unconstitutional

on June 22, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A federal judge says the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional.

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1.9% Pay Raise Advances to Full Senate

By on June 22, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
1.9% Pay Raise Advances to Full Senate

A Senate spending bill that contains a pay raise for federal employees in 2019 has taken another step forward.

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Supremes Strike Down Decision of Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Who Was Not Constitutionally Appointed

By on June 21, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Supremes Strike Down Decision of Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Who Was Not Constitutionally Appointed

The Supreme Court has found that an ALJ of the Securities and Exchange Commission could not properly decide a case since he was not constitutionally appointed.

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Proposal to Revamp OPM, Labor and Education Department

By on June 21, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A White House proposal would substantially change OPM, move it under the EOP and merge the Departments of Education and Labor.

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How Scott Pruitt Still Has a Job

on June 21, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A reporter with the New York Times who has been covering Scott Pruitt and the EPA discusses the ongoing negative publicity and why the EPA Administrator remains at his post.

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Is Dave Ramsey Right?

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Is Dave Ramsey Right?

What kind of returns can you expect on your long-term investments? One financial advisor takes issue with the advice from Dave Ramsey, a well known financial planner.

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Senators Want Executive Orders Rescinded

By on June 20, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Senators Want Executive Orders Rescinded

A group of 45 Senate Democrats are asking President Trump to reconsider his executive orders directed at the federal workforce.

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Lawmakers Demand Secret VA Nursing Home Data Be Released After Report

on June 20, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Several members of Congress demanded Tuesday that the Department of Veterans Affairs release a full complement of nursing home data that the agency has kept hidden from the public for years, citing a recent USA Today and Boston Globe investigation into the state of care at VA facilities.

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Woman Guilty of Exploiting Federal Employee Data from OPM Breaches

By on June 20, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Woman Guilty of Exploiting Federal Employee Data from OPM Breaches

A Maryland woman has pleaded guilty to exploiting personal data of current and former federal employees stolen in the OPM data breaches.

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