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HHS Network Experiences Weekend Cyber-Attack

on March 16, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Health and Human Services Department suffered a cyber-attack on its computer system, part of what people familiar with the incident called a campaign of disruption and disinformation that was aimed at undermining the response to the coronavirus pandemic and may have been the work of a foreign actor.

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Whistleblower Says Federal Employees Helping with Coronavirus Lacked Proper Protection

on February 28, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A whistleblower alleges that some federal employees were sent to work at coronavirus quarantine locations in California without adequate safety protocols and then flew back home on commercial airplanes, according to a person familiar with the complaint against the Department of Health and Human Services.

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HHS Declares Coronavirus a Public Health Emergency in US

on January 31, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced on Friday that the coronavirus has been declared a public health emergency in the U.S, although officials stressed that the overall risk to the public remains low.

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Analyzing and Reorganizing Federal Agencies

By on June 24, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Analyzing and Reorganizing Federal Agencies

A proposal to reorganize federal government would impact many agencies and employees. Here is a summary of how agencies would be impacted.

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OGE Reminds Agency Leaders to Promote an ‘Ethical Culture’

By on October 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OGE Reminds Agency Leaders to Promote an ‘Ethical Culture’

The Office of Government Ethics is reminding agency leaders to ensure they act in ways that will not erode the trust of the American public.

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Tom Price Resigns as HHS Secretary

By on September 29, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Tom Price Resigns as HHS Secretary

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has resigned amid a controversy surrounding his use of private charter aircraft at taxpayer expense.

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Price Says He Will Pay for His Charter Flights

By on September 29, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Price Says He Will Pay for His Charter Flights

HHS Secretary Tom Price said in a statement that he will be reimbursing the Treasury for the expenses incurred by his recent controversial charter flights.

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How Large Agencies Fared Under the 2018 Budget Proposal

By on May 24, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
How Large Agencies Fared Under the 2018 Budget Proposal

The 2018 budget proposal from the White House sets spending priorities for large federal agencies. Here is a summary for some key agencies.

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Lawmakers Warn HHS Against Restricting Federal Employees From Communicating With Congress

By on May 5, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Warn HHS Against Restricting Federal Employees From Communicating With Congress

Two lawmakers are questioning an HHS memo that they say appears to violate the rights of federal employees to communicate directly with Congress.

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Which HHS Positions Are Exempt From the Hiring Freeze?

By on February 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A memo from the Department of Health and Human Services provides guidance on which occupations at the agency are exempt from the hiring freeze.

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