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Trump, Democrats Both Hold Fears About US Postal Service, Mail-In Ballots

on August 4, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Can the Postal Service handle a sudden influx of mail-in ballots?

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Postal Workers Concerned New Policies Will Pave the Way to Privatization

on July 30, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The new Postmaster General has announced changes meant to bring about “immediate, lasting, and impactful changes” to the Postal Service, but employees and unions say they threaten the agency's core mission.

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Treasury Makes $10 Billion Loan Available to Postal Service as Part of Coronavirus Relief

on July 29, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The U.S. Treasury said on Wednesday it has reached a deal with U.S. Postal Service on the conditions of a loan of up to $10 billion that was included in recent coronavirus relief legislation.

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Thousands of Federal Employees to be Furloughed

on July 22, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Department of Homeland Security is moving forward with more than 13,000 furloughs at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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Bill Would Require TSA to Check Passengers’ Temperatures

By on July 16, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Bill Would Require TSA to Check Passengers’ Temperatures

Legislation has been introduced that would require the TSA to conduct a pilot program to check passengers’ temperatures at airports.

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Senate Bill Proposes Postal Service Bailout

By on July 7, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senate Bill Proposes Postal Service Bailout

Legislation introduced in the Senate would provide an emergency bailout for the Postal Service, but it’s not without strings.

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DHS Policy Expands Internal Security Measures By Tracking All Personnel

on June 24, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Department of Homeland Security will start tracking all personnel, including federal employees as well as contractors, with or without a security clearance to uncover insider security threats, a report said Wednesday.

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Federal Immigration Agency Delays 13,400 Potential Furloughs

on June 24, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services delayed the expected furloughs of more than 13,000 employees by at least two weeks as the federal agency seeks to secure $1.2 billion from Congress to stay afloat.

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DOJ Launches Online Portal for Reporting Civil Rights Violations

By on June 16, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DOJ Launches Online Portal for Reporting Civil Rights Violations

The Justice Department has launched a new online portal to encourage the public to report civil rights violations.

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House Lawmakers Call for $25 Billion USPS Bailout

By on June 15, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Lawmakers Call for $25 Billion USPS Bailout

A group of 137 House members want Congress to provide an emergency bailout for the Postal Service.

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