Hiding Contacts with Chinese Intelligence Agents Leads to State Department Employee’s Arrest

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Hiding Contacts with Chinese Intelligence Agents Leads to State Department Employee’s Arrest

A long-time employee of the State Department was charged with misleading the FBI about gifts she received from Chinese intelligence agents over the course of several years.

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Census Bureau Releases List of Subjects for 2020 Census

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Census Bureau Releases List of Subjects for 2020 Census

The Census Bureau has provided Congress the list of subjects for the questions that it plans to ask Americans in the 2020 Census.

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Time to End IRS Outsourcing

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The author says that even though the private sector is generally more efficient than government, one area where he believes it fails is with private tax collectors. He cites several reasons why he believes the government should keep tax enforcement in-house.

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Former Postal Worker Guilty in $1.2 Million Scam

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Former Postal Worker Guilty in $1.2 Million Scam

A former Postal Worker has admitted to participating in a scam that cost the federal government about $1.2 million.

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What is a RIF and How Does it Work?

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What is a RIF and How Does it Work?

What is a RIF? How does it work? Are RIF’s likely to occur in government?

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Postal Employee Charged with Stealing His Co-Workers Identities

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Postal Employee Charged with Stealing His Co-Workers Identities

A Postal employee from New Jersey has been charged with stealing the identities of other Postal workers to file fraudulent insurance claims.

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People Send Hundreds of Compliments a Year to TSA

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Despite the negative publicity the agency often gets, documents recently obtained by the Daily Caller show that the TSA actually gets quite a few compliments.

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Trump Directs Agencies to Review Domestic Energy Burdens

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President Trump has signed an executive order directing federal agencies to conduct a review of any actions that potentially hinder domestic energy resources.

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How TSP Planning Changed for Public Safety Officers

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Special Provisions federal employees who have a mandatory retirement age face unique retirement planning challenges, but fortunately there is a relatively new TSP law that can help.

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$550 Million Scheme to Defraud SSA Leads to Guilty Plea

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A Social Security disability lawyer recently pleaded guilty to a scheme designed to fraudulently obtain over $500 million in disability payments from the Social Security Administration.

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