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Legislation Aims to Make VA 100% Smoke-Free

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Legislation Aims to Make VA 100% Smoke-Free

New legislation would make all Veterans Health Administration facilities completely smoke free.

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Should Many Federal Jobs Be Moved Out of Washington?

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Should Many Federal Jobs Be Moved Out of Washington?

Will federal jobs and agencies be moving out of Washington, DC? Here is an example of one agency considering moving some jobs to Alabama.

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White House Asks Agencies to Limit What They Say About Budget Proposal

By on March 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
White House Asks Agencies to Limit What They Say About Budget Proposal

The Office of Management and Budget has asked federal agencies to limit their public comments about the president’s budget blueprint until the full budget is released later this spring.

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‘Killer Mailer’ Won’t Get to Public Through the Post Office

on March 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Post Office refused to mail a Montana church's Easter promotional material, initially saying it incites violence, then later stating it fails to meet mailing standards.

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California Wants To Give Dispirited Federal Workers a Job

on March 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The president of California’s Public Utilities Commission was recently recruiting federal employees from the EPA in Washington, DC, promising them a chance to work someplace still committed to fighting climate change.

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NASA Funding Bill Signed Into Law

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For the first time in seven years, the space agency has an authorization bill to set its budget.

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VA Suicide Hotline Still Riddled With Problems

on March 20, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The VA suicide hotline is still sending nearly a third of calls to outside back-up centers despite pledges by Veterans Affairs officials to stop the practice last year after a scathing report found the centers had routed veterans to voicemail, an inspector general investigation found.

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Secret Service Removes Agent Who Made Comments on Social Media About Trump

on March 20, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Secret Service will permanently remove a top special agent from her position after an investigation into her Facebook comments that she would rather not defend President Trump or take "a bullet" for him, but some agents are concerned she will simply be transferred to another government job.

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Postal Service Letter Carrier Convicted of Access Device Fraud and Identity Theft

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Postal Service Letter Carrier Convicted of Access Device Fraud and Identity Theft

A Postal Service letter carrier has been convicted of identity theft and access device fraud.

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CBP Seeking Bids for Building Border Wall Prototypes

By on March 18, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
CBP Seeking Bids for Building Border Wall Prototypes

Customs and Border Protection has released two requests for proposal seeking bids to build multiple border wall prototypes.

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