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Personal Data of NASA Employees Stolen in Data Breach

By on December 20, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Personal Data of NASA Employees Stolen in Data Breach

NASA announced that personal information of an unknown number of agency employees was compromised in a recent data breach.

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NASA Facility Chief Found Guilty of Receiving Illegal Gratuities

By on December 17, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
NASA Facility Chief Found Guilty of Receiving Illegal Gratuities

A NASA official was found guilty of illegally receiving gratuities in his official capacity as a federal employee.

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Report: NASA Needs Backup Plan To Maintain U.S. Presence At Space Station

on July 12, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Report: NASA Needs Backup Plan To Maintain U.S. Presence At Space Station A new Government Accountability Office report warns that "without a viable contingency option for ensuring uninterrupted access to the ISS [International Space Station] in the event of further commercial crew delays, we concluded that NASA is at risk of not being able to maximize the return of its multibillion-dollar investment in the space station."

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What Do Americans Think of Federal Agencies?

By on January 2, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
What Do Americans Think of Federal Agencies?

A new Gallup poll finds that Americans are showing greater overall satisfaction with some larger federal agencies.

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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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NASA Announces Discovery of New Solar System Possibly Capable of Supporting Life

By on February 23, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

NASA has announced the discovery of a new solar system of planets that appear to be capable of supporting life as we know it here on Earth.

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Business as Usual at NASA

on February 6, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Two weeks into the administration of President Donald Trump, NASA’s acting administrator said there have yet to be any major changes to the agency’s activities or any indication of when such changes might come.

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Is Government Really That Unpopular? The Truth Is Complicated…

By on August 23, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Is Government Really That Unpopular? The Truth Is Complicated…

A recent Gallup poll found that the US government is the least popular of any major industry in the US, however, the author says that it isn’t quite that simple and further analysis shows something much different.

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Make it Easy to Fire Federal Workers… And Then What?

By on July 28, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Make it Easy to Fire Federal Workers… And Then What?

The author says that the government does a poor job of dealing with its poor performing employees, however, he says that making it easier to fire federal employees is not the answer.

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What Are the Worst Agencies to Work for in Government?

By on December 8, 2015 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
What Are the Worst Agencies to Work for in Government?

Which federal agencies are the least recommended by the federal employees who work for them? A new report provides the answer.

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