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VA MISSION Act May Soon Give Veterans Access to Private Sector Care

on May 24, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation that has recently passed both the House and the Senate expands the private health care options for veterans by extending the current VA choice program.

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Cummings Worried About Targeting of State Department Employees

By on May 22, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Cummings Worried About Targeting of State Department Employees

Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) has asked for a subpoena of documents allegedly showing retributions made against State Department employees.

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FRTIB Selects Manager for the F Fund

By on May 21, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
FRTIB Selects Manager for the F Fund

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) has announced a contract with BlackRock to manage the TSP’s F Fund.

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Trump Donates His First Quarter Salary to VA

By on May 18, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The White House announced that President Trump has donated his first quarter salary to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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EPA Administrator Faces Tough Questions from Senate

on May 17, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt faced a series of tough questions from a Senate panel this week as he has faced mounting criticism from numerous investigations into his running of the agency.

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EPA IG to Look at Pruitt’s Use of Multiple Email Accounts

By on May 16, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA IG to Look at Pruitt’s Use of Multiple Email Accounts

The EPA IG said it would grant a request to look at Scott Pruitt’s use of multiple email accounts, but added that it might be a while before getting to it.

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Lawmakers Want Hearing on Problems at DC VA Medical Center

By on May 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want Hearing on Problems at DC VA Medical Center

Four Congressmen are calling for an investigation into a series of problems at the VA Medical Center in Washington, DC.

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Words Matter in Disputes About Executive and Legislative Authority

By on May 13, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Words Matter in Disputes About Executive and Legislative Authority

The author says that planned closures of two FLRA offices have brought a disagreement to light that could have been avoided.

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NCUA Chief Runs Agency via Telework

on May 13, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Many agencies offer federal employees the option to telework, so why not agency heads? The chairman of the National Credit Union Administration is apparently pulling the task off successfully, albeit with some criticism.

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Postal Service Reports Net Loss of $1.3 Billion in Q2

By on May 11, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Reports Net Loss of $1.3 Billion in Q2

The Postal Service reported a significant net loss for the second quarter of its fiscal year.

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