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Coming to a National Park Trail Near You: Electric Bikes

By on August 31, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Coming to a National Park Trail Near You: Electric Bikes

The Interior Department has announced a new policy that will permit the use of e-bikes in national parks.

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A Volatile Combination: Online Pornography and Government Computers

By on November 29, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A Volatile Combination: Online Pornography and Government Computers

Remember the federal employee whose web surfing habits infected his agency’s network with malware? A new IG report has more details of how it all happened.

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DOJ Investigating Interior Secretary

on October 31, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Justice Department is investigating Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke for possibly using his office for personal gain, following a referral from Interior's inspector general, two sources familiar with the investigation say.

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Federal Employee’s Pornography Viewing Infects His Agency’s Network with Malware

By on October 29, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Federal Employee’s Pornography Viewing Infects His Agency’s Network with Malware

A federal employee infected his agency’s computer network after viewing malware-infested pornography sites on his government-issued computer.

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OSC Files Complaint Over Whistleblower’s Termination

By on August 30, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OSC Files Complaint Over Whistleblower’s Termination

The Office of Special Counsel recently filed a whistleblower retaliation complaint over the removal of a federal employee at the Interior Department.

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Cummings Calls for Subpoena of DOI

By on March 1, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Cummings Calls for Subpoena of DOI

Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) wants to subpoena DOI for a lack of response to his inquiry about retaliatory employee reassignments.

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Zinke Fires Four DOI Employees in a First Step Effort to Change Agency’s Culture

By on December 15, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has fired four employees in what he promises to be a culture change to root out what he called “a cancer” plaguing the agency.

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House Committee Looking at Employee Reassignments at DOI

By on October 12, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Committee Looking at Employee Reassignments at DOI

A House Committee is requesting information on employee transfers within DOI that it says may have been done in retaliation and therefore violation of law.

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Interior Department Announces $25.6 Million for Historic Preservation

By on August 18, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Interior Department Announces $25.6 Million for Historic Preservation

The Interior Department announced it is providing funds to preserve “U.S. history and heritage” shortly after President Trump tweeted about growing efforts to remove Confederate statues.

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Is the Government Going to the Dogs?

By on March 23, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Is the Government Going to the Dogs?

It’s National Puppy Day. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has the puppy day spirit. Employees will occasionally be allowed to bring dogs to work.

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