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Treasury Secretary Cleared of Criticism He Misused Flights on Military Transport

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Treasury watchdog finds military transport use is proper for White House support.

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Bill Targeting Security Clearance Backlog Advances in Senate

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The legislation would reinstate backlog reporting, plus push agencies to honor each other's clearances and implement continuous monitoring.

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Reform Should Focus on Workforce Alignment, Not On Staffing Cuts

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While reductions may be an outcome, they shouldn’t be the sole focus.

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Get Lasers Into the Field Faster, Lawmakers Tell the Pentagon

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The Senate’s version of the annual defense bill provides $200 million for rapid prototyping of directed energy weapons.

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FEMA Still Planning Additional Influx of Federal Personnel in Puerto Rico

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The Trump administration currently has 14,000 military and federal employees supporting Maria recovery.

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Play of the Day: North Korea Doesn't Understand American Holidays

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A potential show of force may not resonate as much as the hermit kingdom thinks it will.

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Feds pay more for insurance, but it’s still a good deal

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Is the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) a good

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IRS’s Controversial Review of Nonprofits Was Broader Than Reported, IG Says

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Scrutiny of tea party groups that angered Republicans extended to progressive groups too.

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House Democrats: Hold Hearings on the 'Degradation of the Federal Workforce'

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Oversight lawmakers want more transparency on Trump’s efforts to cut federal rolls.

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New Analysis Counters Claim that Federal Workforce Grew in Recent Years

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President Trump should better target efforts to right-size government, scholar argues.

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TSP: House Proposal Would Make G-Fund 'Virtually Worthless'

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Change to securities fund’s rate of return would cut interest by more than half.

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When Can You Retire?

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It’s a straightforward question, but the answer can be complicated.

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Three Reasons Why Hard Problems Are Hard

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Adaptive leadership can help.

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The Department of Justice Takes a Stand Against Transgender Rights in the Workplace

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A new memo rescinds an Obama-era policy on gender-identity discrimination, setting the stage for a possible Supreme Court fight.

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House Approves Budget Plan that Would Cut Federal Employee Benefits

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Retirement program, health care cuts could be in the offing for workers.

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The U.S. Will Be Dropping A Lot More Bombs on Afghanistan

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More air support for Afghan forces will help drive the Taliban to the negotiating table, Mattis and Dunford tell Congress.

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Play of the Day: Secretaries of State Are Just Like Us

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Rex Tillerson's called a press conference to dispute that he called President Donald Trump a "moron."

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A Definition of 'Love' From the Food and Drug Administration

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A federal agency managed to do what so few poets and lovers never could.

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Needed: A Commitment to Effective Performance Management

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Civil service reform is important, but without management reform it’s unlikely to generate the expected results.

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Survey: Federal Senior Execs Lack Sufficient Authority to Drive Change

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Career leaders “don’t feel empowered,” professional association says.

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More Help for Feds Affected by Hurricanes and More Flexibility for Those Who Want to Volunteer

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A weekly round-up of pay and benefits news.

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Interior Whistleblower Resigns, Citing 'All-Out Assault on the Civil Service'

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Joel Clement deplores Ryan Zinke’s leadership, encourages colleagues to "persist" and "resist."

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Federal employee health insurance premiums to rise by 6.1 percent

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Slew of Reforms Allowing Agencies to Hire Faster Advances Through Senate Panel

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Students, recent graduates and applicants for hard-to-fill jobs may soon be eligible for direct appointments.

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The Philosophical Case for Staying Hopeful in Dark Times

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We can acknowledge the very real pain and suffering in the world today while still living with hope.

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Feds Will Pay 6.1 Percent More Toward Health Insurance Premiums in 2018

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Workers can expect to pay an average of $5.57 to $12.55 more per pay period, depending on their plan.

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Senate Panel Approves 60% Increase in Buyout Payments for Feds

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The $15,000 bump in VSIPs could make leaving government more appealing to employees as agencies look for ways to decrease the size of their workforces.

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A Ray of Hope in Government Management

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Execution of the first round of Cross-Agency Priority Goals shows tangible results.

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What's Happening With the Relief Effort in Puerto Rico?

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A timeline of the unprecedented catastrophe of Hurricane Maria

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CIA Director Vows to Slash Bureaucratic 'Vines,' Lauds Republican Predecessors

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Pompeo wants fewer advance reviews of operations, quicker in-the-field decision making.

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Play of the Day: Trump Has Fun Distributing Supplies in Puerto Rico

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The president threw paper towels to victims and joked about the U.S. budget.

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Analysis: Trump's Puerto Rico Visit Is a Political Disaster

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The president told residents to be “very proud” they hadn’t endured a “real catastrophe” like Katrina, doing little to erase the impression that he sees hurricane relief more as a political

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How big is the federal workforce? Much bigger than you think.

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How big is the federal workforce?

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Trump Innovation Chief Foresees Shared Services as Restoring Citizen Trust

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Cross-agency efficiency initiatives touted as bipartisan, generational.

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Administration Official Violated Law by Retweeting Trump, Watchdog Says

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UN Ambassador Nikki Haley joins White House officials in trouble for being political.

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Are Trump's Tweets Undercutting U.S. Diplomacy?

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Beyond apparent policy disagreements between the president and Rex Tillerson, the State Department struggles to absorb mixed signals.

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DARPA-Funded Radar Lets Planes See Through Smoke and Clouds

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A promising approach to a decades-old quandary: how to get a clear field of view to the ground?

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Appointee Watch: Another Cabinet-Level Job Opens Up

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Price resignation adds to the vacancy count.

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How the VA Is Blocking Marijuana Research Veterans Say Could Save Lives

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Some vets credit cannabis with saving their lives, but VA won’t help researchers who want to study the drug’s effects on post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Technology is Destroying the Most Important Asset in Your Life

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Today, more than ever, we need our mind back.

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Trump Team's Travel Woes Unlikely to Go Away Soon

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Interior watchdog announces probe of Zinke; DeVos’s security costs mount.

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Q&A for federal workers: Use or lose leave

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Question: I’m pretty new to the government, and I’ve been hearing co-wor

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Why Leaders Should Focus on Outcomes Instead of Solutions

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Too often, executives and managers overlook the difference between the two.

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Interior Secretary Zinke Invokes Teddy Roosevelt as a Model, but His Public Land Policies Don’t

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke calls himself "a Teddy Roosevelt guy," but supports many actions that critics call anti-conservation, such as shrinking national monuments and fast-tracking energy projec

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Play of the Day: The President's Golf Trophy Gift to Puerto Rico

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Donald Trump's reaction to Hurricane Maria continues to rankle many.

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If You Want to Make Smarter Life Decisions, Avoid These Five Mental Biases

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We are not rational beings.

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Employee Groups Decry Trump's Decision to Abolish Labor-Management Council

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Former Bush management appointee calls the executive order “a dumb idea.”

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Innovation By and For the Government

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The long, onerous and costly federal acquisition process makes it hard to attract private innovators.

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Did Manafort Use Trump to Curry Favor With a Putin Ally?

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Emails turned over to investigators detail the former campaign chair's efforts to please an oligarch tied to the Kremlin.

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Senate Overseers to Consider Bill Raising Maximum Buyout Payment By $15K

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The legislation comes as agencies plan to downsize their workforces at the direction of the Trump administration.

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