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GAO Finds 76 Instances of Obama Political Appointees ‘Burrowing In’

By on September 28, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
GAO Finds 76 Instances of Obama Political Appointees ‘Burrowing In’

Political “burrowing” is a common practice after a change in administrations. GAO has issued its latest report on what it found during the Obama Administration.

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House Committee Scrutinizing Travel of Federal Officials

By on September 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Committee Scrutinizing Travel of Federal Officials

The House Oversight Committee is seeking details from numerous federal agencies about their use of chartered aircraft for travel.

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CBP Says Border Wall Prototypes Now Under Construction

By on September 26, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
CBP Says Border Wall Prototypes Now Under Construction

Customs and Border Protection announced that construction of the prototypes for the wall along the Mexico border has begun.

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Facebook Posting Leads to Postal Worker Indictment

By on September 21, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Posting vacation photos on Facebook was instrumental in an indictment of a Postal worker collecting payments for his medical disability.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Combat Year End Agency Spending Sprees

By on September 21, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Combat Year End Agency Spending Sprees

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has reintroduced legislation that would pay bonuses to federal employees who report wasteful spending in their agencies.

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VA Fires Former DC Medical Center Director… Again

By on September 20, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Fires Former DC Medical Center Director… Again

The VA announced that it has fired the former DC Medical Center Director for the second time using its authority under the new VA Accountability Act.

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Senator Wants Postal Employees Who Deliberately Misreported Mail Delivery Fired

By on September 20, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senator Wants Postal Employees Who Deliberately Misreported Mail Delivery Fired

A Senator expressed concerns about reports of inaccurately reported or intentionally delayed mail that is costing the Postal Service millions of dollars.

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New Law Aims to Prevent Social Security Identity Theft

By on September 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
New Law Aims to Prevent Social Security Identity Theft

A bill restricting how federal agencies can mail documents containing Social Security numbers has become law.

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DHS Seeking Help From Other Federal Agencies in Hurricane Response Efforts

on September 14, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke has asked other federal agencies to contribute their staff and expertise to the DHS Surge Capacity Force, which has been used to respond to natural disasters and other emergencies such as the hurricanes that battered Texas, Louisiana, and Florida over the last few weeks.

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Senators Demand Congress Stop IRS From Hiring Tax Cheats

on September 13, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Two top senators say the IRS may have been breaking federal law when it rehired tax cheats and other former workers who were let go under a cloud of suspicion.

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