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Trump Administration’s Transparency Questioned as It Awards First Border Wall Contracts

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DHS selects four companies to build concrete wall prototypes.

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Q&A for federal workers: 1.9 percent pay raise looking likely

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Question: Does President Trump’s order for a 1.9 percent federal pay raise in January mean we’re getting it for sure?

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Trump Authorizes 1.9% Pay Raise for Feds, Says Greater Increase 'Not Warranted'

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The plan mirrors the administration's fiscal 2018 budget proposal.

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Lawmakers Question How to Best Protect Data Breach Victims

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House members want the Government Accountability Office to determine better ways to protect victims whose personal information is exposed.

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New Worries for Federal Fleet Managers: Rising Gas Prices, Assuming Gas Is Available

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Gas prices are up because so much fuel comes from places where Harvey hit.

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Feds in Harvey's Path Are Sleeping in Their Offices to Keep Agencies Operational

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What dozens of facility closures has meant for federal employees in Southeast Texas.

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Fewer Taxpayers Fall Prey to Identity Thieves, IRS Chief Says

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Agency’s countermeasures show progress, though causes for decline are unclear.

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Picking a Date to Retire

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Factors to consider in deciding when to go.

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Analysis: How Mattis May Get Himself in Trouble With Trump

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The secretary of defense could run afoul of his boss if his review of the policy on transgender troops follows the facts to their conclusion.

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The Opioid Epidemic is Finally a National Emergency – Eight Years Too Late

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On August 10, President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national emergency. But we need to do a lot more to prevent this crisis from escalating even further.

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Beware Attempting to Fix a Difficult Employee

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The odds are great that you will miss the mark, damage your reputation, and damage team performance.

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There’s One in Every Group (And How to Make Sure It’s You)

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When your to-do list gets longer, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that the only way out is to put in more hours at work. There’s a better way.

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Why Keep State Department Special Envoys?

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The secretary of state’s plan to eliminate or merge several high-profile positions has many supporters.

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The Looming Consequences of Breathing Mold

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Flooding means health issues that unfold for years.

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A Dangerous Moment for Career Senior Executives

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Mass reassignments in the name of “draining the swamp” threaten the integrity of the Senior Executive Service. Good government groups need to speak up.

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GSA’s Management of Trump Hotel Lease Under Review by Agency Watchdog

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Confirmation comes six months after Democrats’ request to inspector general.

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Hurricane Harvey May Have Destroyed Trump’s Mexico Wall Before a Single Brick Is Laid

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The cost of the storm damage is estimated as high as $100 billion.

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How Feds Can Contribute to the Harvey Recovery Effort

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Employee groups offer aid, avenues for donations.

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Helping Needy Coworkers Can Be Exhausting

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Being a team player at work can benefit others. But helping coworkers too much may put your own job in jeopardy.

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Trump’s Harvey Dilemma

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The flood insurance program is expiring just as the president and Congress will need to figure out how to fund Houston’s recovery.

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None of the 19 Agencies Trump Sought to Abolish Appears in Danger

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Congress thus far has preserved their funds as lawmakers face a crammed September calendar.

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EPA Watchdog Launches Probe of Administrator’s Travel

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Democratic lawmakers had requested investigation into Scott Pruitt's spending.

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CBO Outlines Potential Changes to Federal Retirement Benefits

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The Congressional Budget Office analyzed five options for changing the Federal Employees Retirement System pension and TSP plan.

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Federal agencies, employees surge to Harvey’s devastation

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DHS Employs a Reliable Tactic to Fulfill Trump’s Mandated Hiring Surge—More Money

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Some Border Patrol applicants will see higher recruitment incentives.

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Congress Prepares to Open Its Wallet for Texas

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With Republicans in power, the money will likely flow without a fight.

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Ordered to Ban Transgender Troops, Pentagon Plans A New Look at Three Factors

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The courts will take their own look, thanks to a trio of lawsuits filed in the wake of Trump’s Friday-night memo.

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Is OPM’s Employee Survey a Valuable Tool?

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The forthcoming Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey is likely to show a deterioration in employee engagement.

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The Trump Administration's Evolving Rhetoric on North Korea

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From “fire and fury” to “all options are on the table”

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The Uncomfortable, Powerful Truth Every Manager Realizes After Getting a Promotion

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"There's less glory the more senior you get."

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How a Disaster’s Economic Impacts Are Calculated

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Providing an early estimate of a storm’s costs is generally a pretty rough science, and Harvey is a particularly tough case.

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The North Korean Threat Beyond ICBMs

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Even without them, the Kim regime can menace its immediate neighborhood—or sell nuclear material to rogue states.

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Q and A for federal workers: Life insurance changes

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Question: I increased my government life insurance last year, but the higher coverage still hasn’t taken effect. What gives?

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8,500 Federal Employees Are Aiding the Harvey Response—Here’s What They’re Doing

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More than a dozen agencies have deployed workers to help Texas and Louisiana.

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Harvey’s Devastation Brings New Attention to Troubled Flood Insurance Program

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Program faces September reauthorization deadline.

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Hurricane Harvey Dropped So Much Rain That the National Weather Service Added New Colors to Its Maps

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There are two new shades of purple to encompass the record rain levels.

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Did Climate Change Intensify Hurricane Harvey?

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“The human contribution can be up to 30 percent or so up to the total rainfall coming out of the storm.”

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NASA's New Space Telescope Is in Harvey's Path

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Here’s how they’re protecting the $8.6 billion project.

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Nearly 60,000 Feds Impacted by Harvey

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The Office of Personnel Management is coordinating with local federal executive boards to keep employees informed.

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CBO Chief Defends Agency Methods Against Republican Attacks

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The nonpartisan budget shop’s projections on health care enrollment rankled opponents of Obamacare.

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Timeline: These Deadlines Could Affect Your Pay, Job Security

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Key dates federal employees should watch in the coming weeks.

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How James Mattis Tried to Explain Trump to the World

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“Just as Mattis sought to reassure nervous allies, back home there were numerous reminders that the populist and intemperate impulses of his boss will not be tamed.”

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A 'Sonic Weapon' That Caused Diplomats in Cuba to Lose Their Hearing Also Caused Brain Injury

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Some diplomats were also under heave surveillance during their tours of duty, and some had their homes broken into and their vehicles vandalized.

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A Guide to Making More Time by Cultivating Everyday Awe

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You can have awe-inspiring experiences every day—no major event necessary— and they can make you mentally and physically healthier.

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Federal Agencies Respond to ‘Unprecedented’ Texas Storm

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As flooding from Hurricane Harvey devastates Houston and surrounding areas, feds collaborate with state and local officials on rescue and recovery efforts.

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How Women Can Get Kudos For Assertiveness at Work

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Findings from a new study on assertiveness and leadership among women at work seem to support Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In."

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Are ‘Restrictions’ Keeping Us From Winning in Afghanistan?

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An Army intelligence expert and retired special forces warrior lay out what red tape the President should cut in Afghanistan.

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State Department Shuts Down Online Employee Idea Forum

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Department says technology is being upgraded but does not provide a timeframe; discussions won't be archived.

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Interior’s High-Profile Whistleblower Gets a Boost From OSC and Legal Community

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The Office of Special Counsel has decided to investigate claims from SESer claiming improper reassignment.

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Lack of Political Leadership Could Hamper Harvey Response, Katrina Veterans Warn

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While former FEMA leaders express confidence in career staff, they have concerns about interagency collaboration.

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