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Trump Proposes Cutting EPA Budget by 25%

By on March 3, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Proposes Cutting EPA Budget by 25%

The Trump administration’s 2018 budget proposal would cut the EPA’s overall budget by 25% as well as make reductions to the agency’s workforce.

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TSA Head Threatened with Subpoena at House Committee Hearing

on March 3, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Members of the House put the acting administrator of the Transportation Security Administration on notice Thursday to turn over information on whistleblower retaliation or face subpoena.

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Technology is the Perfect Dodge For Federal Employees

on March 3, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The author says that avoiding calls and emails coupled with agency websites with inconsistent designs and information allows federal employees to avoid serving the needs of the public.

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Legislation Reintroduced in Congress to Make It Easier to Fire VA Employees

By on March 3, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced in Congress to Make It Easier to Fire VA Employees

Legislation has been reintroduced in Congress to make it easier to fire VA employees for misconduct or poor performance.

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Can The Secdef-Ordered Review of DoD Business Operations Make a Difference? Absolutely.

By on March 2, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Can The Secdef-Ordered Review of DoD Business Operations Make a Difference? Absolutely.

The Defense secretary has called for a review of DoD’s business operations. The author says that this can work to reduce costs and improve operations at the agency.

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Federal Workers Grow Increasingly Nervous About Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts

on March 2, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Federal workers are growing increasingly anxious at the prospect of massive budget cuts President Trump proposed this week that would pave the way for increased military spending.

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Backhoe Used to Unload Dump for Undelivered Mail

By on February 27, 2017 in Agency News, Court Cases with 0 Comments
Backhoe Used to Unload Dump for Undelivered Mail

A Rural Mail Carrier denied throwing away mail. The two dump truck loads of mail found at his residence told another story.

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Trump’s Budget Proposal Boosts Defense Spending While Cutting Federal Agency Budgets

By on February 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Under the details just released about President Trump’s budget proposal, defense spending would be increased while making cuts at other federal agencies.

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Ethics Watchdog Has Big Impact on Federal Workers

on February 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
What is the role of the Office of Government Ethics, and what impact does the agency's work have on federal employees?

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Tweets, Politics, and A Career as a Federal Employee

By on February 26, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Tweets, Politics, and A Career as a Federal Employee

Social media is a powerful tool. Federal employees are in a unique position. Can they tweet hostile political opinions to many followers? Is that a good career move?

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