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AFGE Responds to Sexual Harassment Allegations Against its National President

By on October 29, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
AFGE Responds to Sexual Harassment Allegations Against its National President

AFGE has issued a public statement in response to sexual harassment allegations made against its national president, J. David Cox.

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AFGE President Accused of Sexual Harassment

on October 28, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
AFGE President Accused of Sexual Harassment

Ten people have described witnessing or experiencing inappropriate behavior by J. David Cox, the national president of AFGE. He denies the allegations but will take a leave of absence during an investigation according to the union.

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Agencies Will Have to Cancel Subscriptions to New York Times, Washington Post

By on October 25, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Agencies Will Have to Cancel Subscriptions to New York Times, Washington Post

The White House reportedly plans to direct federal agencies to cancel their subscriptions to the New York Times and the Washington Post.

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Portrait of an Inessential Government Worker

on October 23, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The article profiles an oceanographer with the U.S. Coast Guard’s Search and Rescue division who was deemed non-essential during the last partial government shutdown.

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12 Budget Cruising Tips for Feds

By on October 20, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
12 Budget Cruising Tips for Feds

These are some money saving tips for federal employees who may be considering a cruise for their next vacation.

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Elijah Cummings Dies at 68

on October 17, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Elijah Cummings Dies at 68

Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD), chairman of the House Oversight Committee, died early Thursday of complications from longstanding health issues.

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DC Climate Change Protests Get Congress’ Attention

By on October 15, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
DC Climate Change Protests Get Congress’ Attention

Protests held recently in Washington, DC that caused traffic disruptions have led one lawmaker to address future demonstrations.

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Christmas Comes in September for Federal Contractors

on October 2, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Federal agencies engage in a massive "use or lose" spending spree at the end of the government's fiscal year each year. The author outlines some of what he says were the most wasteful examples of spending of this phenomenon.

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Trump Signs Bill to Avoid Another Shutdown

on September 29, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

President Donald Trump signed a temporary spending bill Friday to avoid another government shutdown.

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Feds Rush to Spend 20% of $500 Billion in One Month in ‘Use It Or Lose It’ Spending Spree

on September 24, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Federal agencies have shelled out tens of millions of dollars on cars, movie cameras and other items in a contract spending spree that happens across government at the end of every fiscal year.

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