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Sessions Sets New Prosecutorial Guidelines for Justice Department

By on May 12, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Sessions Sets New Prosecutorial Guidelines for Justice Department

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo establishing new prosecuting guidelines for the Justice Department and the types of crimes it pursues.

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Trump Issues Executive Order to Bolster Agency Cybersecurity Procedures

By on May 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Issues Executive Order to Bolster Agency Cybersecurity Procedures

President Trump has issued an executive order that will hold heads of federal agencies accountable for implementing IT risk management procedures.

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Making It Quicker and Easier to Fire VA Employees

Making It Quicker and Easier to Fire VA Employees

Legislation is moving in Congress to make it quicker and easier to fire VA employees. The bill would also have provisions to protect whistleblowers and to encourage managers to address performance problems.

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Comey Sends Farewell Letter to FBI Employees

By on May 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Comey Sends Farewell Letter to FBI Employees

Former FBI director James Comey sent a letter to select FBI staff bidding his farewell and honoring their service.

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Former CIA Director Says Firing FBI Director ‘Sends a Chill Throughout the Federal Bureaucracy’

By on May 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Former CIA Director Says Firing FBI Director ‘Sends a Chill Throughout the Federal Bureaucracy’

Retired Air Force General Michael Hayden said that removing James Comey as the FBI’s director “sends a chill throughout the federal bureaucracy.”

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Postal Service Posts $562 Million Loss in Q2

By on May 10, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Posts $562 Million Loss in Q2

The Postal Service reported a $562 million net loss in the second quarter of fiscal year 2017.

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Veteran Says He Nearly Operated on Himself When VA Wouldn’t Pay Bill

on May 10, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A veteran threatened to operate on himself live on social media when the VA refused to pay his medical bill.

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Did the Trump Administration Require Some Federal Employees to Watch Fox News?

By on May 10, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Did the Trump Administration Require Some Federal Employees to Watch Fox News?

Did the Trump administration mandate an FDA facility keep its TVs tuned to Fox News? A recent tweet making this allegation led to a flurry of social media activity.

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Appeals Court Rules on Former VA Director’s Termination

Appeals Court Rules on Former VA Director’s Termination

In an early test of the new law designed to make it easier to fire DVA senior executives and to streamline the appeals process, the appeals court has handed down a significant ruling that presents a mixed bag.

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Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

By on May 9, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

President Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey according to a statement released by the White House.

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