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Ohio Makes Big Move to Boost Municipal Spending Transparency

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The Buckeye State already gets high marks on making information available. Those efforts will now expand to the local level.

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Social Security Doles Out More Than $500K to Sexual Predators

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Beneficiaries were being held at centers to protect the public from dangerous individuals.

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Are Low-Wage Federal Contract Workers Getting Ripped Off?

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Good Jobs Nation has filed a complaint with Labor on behalf of contract janitors, bus drivers and groundskeepers.

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Don’t Mess With the G Fund

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A House proposal would fundamentally change the Thrift Savings Plan’s “safe” investment fund.

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How VA Is Trying to Rewrite the Story on Caring for Vets

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Maura Sullivan hopes the department’s focus on "success, one veteran at time" will change the narrative.

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Sen. Grassly calls hearing on controversial asset seizures

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The Senate Judiciary Committee next week will examine how to avoid abuses of the nation’s asset-forfeiture laws, which allow law enforcement to seize money from criminal organizations. Sen.

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Kansas's Failed Experiment

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The state's budget problems didn't go away after Governor Sam Brownback's reelection—they got worse. Will the lesson of tax-cuts-gone-awry give Republican candidates pause in 2016?

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Rahm Emanuel and the Tale of Two Cities

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Growing urban inequality has made mayors' jobs harder across the country.

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Play of the Day: Fixing Rand Paul's Campaign

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His videos and his slogan need a lot of work.

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Immigration Activists Won't 'Coronate' Hillary Clinton As Their Candidate

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At least not until she explains what immigration policy would look like in her White House.

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Despite Cuts, Appropriators Look to Lock Down Some Dam Money

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Inland shippers want to capitalize on movement to solve decades-old infrastructure problems.

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Madam CEO, Fetch Me a Coffee

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Women in business are still expected to bring cupcakes, answer phones and take notes.

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NLRB hits Postal Service over response to cyber breach

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The National Labor Relations Board has filed a complaint calling on the U.S.

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Labor Hasn't Reported All Its Conference Spending Properly

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Still, the department's overall controls on spending amid a governmentwide crackdown are adequate, IG finds.

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Want to Save Water? Build a Municipal Pool

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Places like Palm Springs, where there are countless private pools, are facing daunting water conservation challenges.

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How Los Angeles Is Connecting Its 210,000 Streetlights to the Cloud

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The move will help the city monitor energy use and commissioning the system will only take a couple minutes.

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Reenacting War to Make Sense of It

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A new documentary follows a group restaging battles from Vietnam, including enthusiasts hoping to emulate the reality of conflict, and veterans trying to better understand it.

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New York City Residents Getting Direct Say in How $25 Million Is Budgeted

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“We, as a representative government, should respond and should listen to that vote,” the City Council speaker says.

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Executive Order Protecting LGBT Contract Workers Takes Effect

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Obama's action bans federal contractors from discriminating against employees because of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Ruling: Army owes damages to transgender employee for bathroom dispute

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ordered the Department of the Army to pay damages to a transgender employee whom it barred from a restroom matching her new identity and referred

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The Shockingly Familiar Killing of Walter Scott

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Black men are disproportionately likely to be pulled over in North Charleston. Americans are killed by police far more than citizens of other countries. But officers seldom face charges.

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In Dallas, the IRS says it can’t chase tax cheats who owe less than $1 million

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DALLAS — The Internal Revenue Service collects about 93 percent of the revenue that keeps the federal government going.

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How Mass Surveillance During the Drug War Helped Justify Spying on Citizens

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How justification for programs during the war on drugs turned into rationalization for spying on citizens in the war on terror.

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Compensation for Cyber-Breach Victims, Parking Perks for 'Special' Feds and More

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A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.

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CEOs Need Mentors Too

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A seasoned adviser can help leaders avoid costly mistakes.

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Boston Marathon Bomber Found Guilty

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A jury will decide if he will spend life in prison or get the death penalty.

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In Many States, Lieutenant Governors Take on Larger Role

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Here's why a state's second-in-command is being viewed more and more as a huge asset.

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Obama Administration Looks to 'Lock in Progress' on Management Goals

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OMB begins the process of picking priorities for the president's final year.

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Ron Paul, Bill Clinton, and Dynastic Dilemmas

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Rand Paul and Hillary Clinton discover that their greatest assets may also be their greatest liabilities.

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There Really Are More Pregnant Women at the Office

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In the past fifty years,more Americans have decided to work during pregnancy.

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Edward Snowden Unwittingly Killed Justice's Mass-Surveillance Program

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By exposing the NSA’s spying regime, the former contractor forced the department to shut down a separate phone-surveillance operation.

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Retiree group more visible with new ‘threats’ to feds

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The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) has long been one of the largest organizations for feds. Now it’s trying to be one of the most visible, too. Richard G.

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Defense Moves More Communications Equipment into Cheyenne Mountain

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Mostly abandoned a decade ago, the iconic Cold War bunker is getting an upgrade.

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Play of the Day: Rand Paul Wants to Unleash the American Dream

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Say hello to the newest entrant into the 2016 race.

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Do Your Stakeholders ‘Like’ You on Facebook?

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Influencers can make or break your social media presence.

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5 ways the Postal Service could save money with Google Glass-type eyewear

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Digital eyewear such as Google Glass is far from cheap, but the devices might help the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service save millions of dollars each year if its employees wear them.

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Retirement Claims Backlog Dips in March

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OPM makes some progress after influx of new applications hits a high in February.

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Why a Seattle Suburb Legally Defined What a 'Family' Is

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A new zoning code in Bellevue will allow "single-housekeeping units" in single-family homes, but no student boarders.

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Widespread Power Outages Send Some Washinton-Area Feds Home

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OPM offers its non-essential workers early dismissal during outage that has affected agencies in the region.

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What a Rand Paul Presidency Would Mean for Federal Employees

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Senator launches presidential campaign with promise to limit the bureaucracy.

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How Quickly Did D.C.-Area Agencies and Utilities Relay Power Outage Info?

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A power surge led to widespread but temporary disruptions across the National Capital Region.

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Are State Department Contractors Shortchanging Whistleblowers?

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Watchdog finds ethics codes that 'may have chilling effect' on reporting waste and fraud.

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Three Charts That Explain the ISIS Targets Struck By Coalition Air Forces

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The Pentagon’s latest data release finally includes airplanes that were destroyed in fall 2014.

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Here’s the Top Concern for Many Municipal Bond Market Analysts

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Worries over public pensions continue to be a drag on credit quality. And it’s “going to be even worse after the next recession,” one analyst says.

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VOA Director Steps Down in Another Dramatic Shift at Broadcasting Board

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David Ensor reorganized Voice of America’s central newsroom.

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Postal Serves releases Maya Angelou stamp with quote from another author

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The U.S.

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Health Technology Push Expands to 21 New State and Local Governments

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The Multi-City Innovation Campaign started in four cities.

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Ensuring Women a Seat at Every Table

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Women entering the workforce are more likely to be on a management track than they were a decade ago.

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Inside the Sometimes Crazy World of Capitol Hill Protesters

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There are not always outbursts, and they (usually) get along just fine with the Capitol Police.

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Your Next Best Hire Might Be a Competitive Eater

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Succeeding at competitive eating is something more akin to solving multiple puzzles at once.

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