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USDA Announces Intent to Relocate Two Agencies to Kansas City

By on June 13, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USDA Announces Intent to Relocate Two Agencies to Kansas City

USDA has announced plans to make a new home for two of its agencies.

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USDA Employees Quit En Masse as Move Out of DC Looms

on May 24, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Departures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture are on the rise as Secretary Sonny Perdue prepares to move forward with plans to relocate two offices far outside the Washington, D.C., Beltway.

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USDA Announces Finalists for its New Agency Locations

By on May 6, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USDA Announces Finalists for its New Agency Locations

USDA has announced finalists among locations being considered for relocating two sub-agencies.

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USDA Plans to Move Hundreds of Federal Employees Out of Washington, DC

By on August 12, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USDA Plans to Move Hundreds of Federal Employees Out of Washington, DC

The Agriculture Department announced plans to move several hundred of its employees outside of Washington, DC.

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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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Executive Order Directs USDA to Support Interagency Task Force

By on April 26, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A new executive order directs the USDA to oversee an interagency task force designed to promote agriculture and rural prosperity.

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Workforce Disruptions Lead to Removal of 30-Year Employee

By on September 14, 2016 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

Incidents of anger, outbursts and threats in the workplace lead the agency to suspend then fire a long-standing employee.

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USDA and HHS Want You to Eat Healthier Foods

By on January 7, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USDA and HHS Want You to Eat Healthier Foods

The Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services have released updated nutritional guidelines to encourage Americans to follow “healthy eating patterns.”

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One Congressman Wants Federal Employees to Use Uber to Get Around

By on September 24, 2015 in Agency News with 0 Comments
One Congressman Wants Federal Employees to Use Uber to Get Around

Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ) has introduced legislation that would require some federal agencies to sell cars that they own and encourage federal employees to instead use ride-sharing companies such as Uber or Lyft for their transportation needs.

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Rep. Bishop Introduces Legislation to Enhance Border Security

By on April 13, 2011 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Rep Rob Bishop (R-UT) introduced the National Security and Federal Lands Protection act. The legislation aims to close security gaps on federal lands along the nation’s borders.

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