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Report: VA Facility Served Food Trays with Cockroaches to Patients

By on May 25, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Report: VA Facility Served Food Trays with Cockroaches to Patients

A VA Inspector General’s report substantiated claims that cockroaches were present in the kitchen facility at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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How Large Agencies Fared Under the 2018 Budget Proposal

By on May 24, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
How Large Agencies Fared Under the 2018 Budget Proposal

The 2018 budget proposal from the White House sets spending priorities for large federal agencies. Here is a summary for some key agencies.

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Nesterczuk Tapped to Lead OPM

By on May 23, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Nesterczuk Tapped to Lead OPM

President Trump has selected a nominee with considerable experience in federal human resources to be the next Director of the Office of Personnel Management.

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2018 Budget Proposes Eliminating Funding for Numerous Federal Agencies

By on May 23, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
2018 Budget Proposes Eliminating Funding for Numerous Federal Agencies

The 2018 federal budget proposal released by the White House proposes eliminating funding for numerous federal agencies. What are these agencies, and what does each one do?

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Thinking ‘Outside of the Box’ for SSA

By on May 23, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Thinking ‘Outside of the Box’ for SSA

The workload at the Social Security Administration is increasing and the agency is struggling to keep up. The author offers a unique suggestion for how the agency could better meet demands.

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Shrinking the Workforce at EPA

Shrinking the Workforce at EPA

The workforce at EPA will be getting smaller. $12 million has been identified for early retirement and buyout payments at the agency.

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Watchdog Finds Government Discriminated Against Hiring Veterans

on May 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A new government watchdog report found that the Obama Justice Department discriminated against veterans in its hiring practices.

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Should a Portion of the FAA Be Privatized?

By on May 18, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The House Transportation Committee recently held a hearing to debate the possibility of privatizing a portion of the nation’s air traffic control system.

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VA Bureaucracy Continues To Protect Bad Employees, Hurt U.S. Troops

on May 18, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The authors of legislation to reform the VA make their case by detailing recent problems within the agency that they say will be improved with passage of their bill.

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Legislation Pushes Back Against DOJ’s New Prosecuting Guidelines

By on May 17, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Pushes Back Against DOJ’s New Prosecuting Guidelines

New legislation introduced in Congress is pushing back against a recently issued directive from the Justice Department to pursue the most serious charges possible against most criminal suspects.

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