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Postal Service Net Losses Widen by Over 100% in FY 2019

By on November 14, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Net Losses Widen by Over 100% in FY 2019

The net losses at the Postal Service went up considerably in 2019, although there were some bright spots in its financial results.

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USPS IG Reveals How Manager Stole $630k Worth of Stamps

on November 14, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

After Postal Service officials discovered that the manager of a Louisiana post office had stolen more than $630,000 worth of stamps and concealed the theft, supervisors wanted to know how it was done. The agency's Inspector General has provided details.

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Sanders Proposes Expanded VA Services

on November 11, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is proposing a plan to expand Veterans Affairs services and hire 50,000 new agency employees according to an agenda he released to coincide with Veterans Day.

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Education Department is Cancelling Student Loan Debt for Students at Two Shuttered Schools

on November 11, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

More than 1,500 former students at two shuttered schools are getting a fresh start on their finances after the U.S. Department of Education said it will void their student loans.

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Move Agency Headquarters Out of DC? Only if You Want Them to Fail

By on November 4, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Move Agency Headquarters Out of DC? Only if You Want Them to Fail

The author says that typical arguments in favor of relocating agencies outside of DC generally do not pass muster.

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USDA Signs Lease for Relocating Two of its Agencies

By on November 4, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USDA Signs Lease for Relocating Two of its Agencies

USDA has signed a lease for permanent office space to make the move of two of its agencies to Missouri one step closer to becoming a reality.

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Senator Wants to End Federal Agencies’ ‘Propaganda’

By on October 31, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senator Wants to End Federal Agencies’ ‘Propaganda’

One Senator says it’s time for federal agencies to stop using taxpayer funds on their PR campaigns.

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TSA Employees Vent About Management, Passengers on Private Facebook Page

on October 29, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A private Facebook page with more than 18,000 current or former employees of the Transportation Security Administration has included comments critical of passengers and managers, some with racist, violent or crude overtones.

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VA Left Veterans’ Personal Data at Risk

on October 28, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Inspector General for the Department of Veterans Affairs found that numerous VA and agency-affiliated employees across the country had access to sensitive information stored on two unprotected shared servers which left the personal data of veterans at risk.

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Senators Want to Move Most Federal Agencies Out of DC

By on October 23, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senators Want to Move Most Federal Agencies Out of DC

Two Senators say it’s time to get the bulk of federal agencies out of the Washington, DC area.

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