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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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Are Land Management Agencies Doing Enough to Protect Their Employees?

By on October 22, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Are Land Management Agencies Doing Enough to Protect Their Employees?

A GAO report analyzed how land management agencies protect their employees from extremist violence.

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Brennan Announces Retirement from the Postal Service

By on October 17, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Brennan Announces Retirement from the Postal Service

Postmaster General Megan Brennan announced her plans to retire from the Postal Service.

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Former VA Secretary Claims Trump Weighed Closing Parts of Health System

on October 17, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin has claimed that President Trump considered issuing an executive order to close parts of the VA health system without consulting Congress.

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FDIC Announces Paid Parental Leave Benefit for its Employees

By on October 11, 2019 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
FDIC Announces Paid Parental Leave Benefit for its Employees

FDIC employees have a new benefit coming soon: paid parental leave.

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