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Washington DC VA Medical Center Employees Say They Still Lack Resources

on April 3, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
One year after a scathing internal report detailed mismanagement at the Washington DC VA Medical Center, the facility is dogged by stubborn problems and still faces hurdles to improve its performance according to federal employees who work there.

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As 2020 Census Goes Digital, Officials Say Expect Hacking

on April 2, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The government is working to safeguard against hacking and disinformation campaigns as it perfects a plan to count about 330 million people largely online for the first time. While there has been no indication of anyone trying to target the census, experts say the risks will probably grow as the launch draws closer.

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Veterans Harmed at VA Nursing Homes In 25 States, Inspections Find

on March 28, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Newly released inspection reports paint a discouraging picture of the care that veterans have received at VA nursing homes throughout the country.

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Plans Afoot to Move Some Feds Out of Washington

By on March 25, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Plans Afoot to Move Some Feds Out of Washington

Plans are afoot to move some jobs and employees out of Washington. Can an agency move organizations and employees?

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FEMA Exposes 2.3 Million Disaster Survivors to Fraud

on March 25, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) exposed 2.3 million disaster survivors to possible identity theft and fraud by improperly sharing sensitive personal information with an outside company, according to an internal government watchdog.

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Panel: Postal Service Could be Heading for a Bailout if Financial Problems Aren’t Addressed

on March 24, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A recent Senate hearing addressing the financial problems of the Postal Service found that the situation is a dire one, but finding solutions will not be easy.

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What Is Going On at the MSPB?

By on March 21, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
What Is Going On at the MSPB?

What is happening at the MSPB now that there are no Board Members confirmed by the Senate?

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Bill Would Require A/C in All Postal Trucks

By on March 18, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Should all Postal delivery vehicles be required to have air conditioning? One Congressman is pursuing it after an employee died from heat exhaustion last summer.

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Commerce Secretary Grilled Over Role In Adding Citizenship Question To 2020 Census

on March 15, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross faced tough questioning Thursday from Democrats on the House Oversight Committee about whether he lied to Congress about his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

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Report Analyzes Agencies’ Use-or-Lose Spending Sprees

By on March 8, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Report Analyzes Agencies’ Use-or-Lose Spending Sprees

A new report outlines the extent to which federal agencies spend money in the last month of a fiscal year and what they were buying.

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