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‘Human Capital Crisis’ at EPA

on June 18, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency administrator says there is a "human capital crisis" at the agency because of so many employees being eligible to retire.

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Lawmakers Want DoD to Drop ‘Racially or Ethnically Insensitive Terminology’

By on June 17, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want DoD to Drop ‘Racially or Ethnically Insensitive Terminology’

Lawmakers want DoD to drop what they consider offensive terminology from the agency’s forms.

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OPM Has Work to Do to Improve its Retirement Application Processing

By on June 16, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM Has Work to Do to Improve its Retirement Application Processing

A recent GAO report says that OPM has problems, some self-inflicted, that are hindering improvements to the agency’s retirement application processing.

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USDA Announces Intent to Relocate Two Agencies to Kansas City

By on June 13, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USDA Announces Intent to Relocate Two Agencies to Kansas City

USDA has announced plans to make a new home for two of its agencies.

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CBP Says Photos of Travelers Stolen in Data Breach

on June 11, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

US Customs and Border Protection announced Monday photos of travelers and license plates were recently compromised in a data breach.

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VA May Owe Veterans Millions In Refunds But Knowingly Hasn’t Paid Them For Years, Probe Finds

on June 6, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

More than 50,000 disabled veterans could be owed as much as $190 million in refunds from the Department of Veterans Affairs for home loan fees they were wrongly charged or no longer owe, an investigation has found.

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Veterans to Get Expanded Access to Private Doctors at VA Expense Starting Thursday

on June 5, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Veterans will have expanded access to medical care outside Department of Veterans Affairs facilities beginning Thursday under a new law that was signed last year.

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FRTIB Seeking TSP Fund Managers

By on May 31, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
FRTIB Seeking TSP Fund Managers

A request for proposal has been issued seeking managers for four of the funds within the TSP.

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Where Should Federal Agencies Be Buying Their Flowers?

By on May 28, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Where Should Federal Agencies Be Buying Their Flowers?

Should federal agencies have to buy their floral decorations domestically? One Congressman wants to make it a requirement.

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Dismantling the Argument for Dismantling OPM

By on May 27, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Dismantling the Argument for Dismantling OPM

A former OPM director offered her views on the proposal to reorganize the agency. The author analyzes her remarks.

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