House Approves Bill To Make It Easier to Fire Senior Executives

The legislation would make government’s top career officials eligible for one- to 14-day suspensions without pay.

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Senate Approves Bill to Default New Hires Into Riskier, Higher Yielding TSP Fund arrowBoth houses have approved separate bills to automatically ...

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Nextgov Had Security Problems at Launch, GAO Finds arrowSite is still vulnerable today, watchdog says.

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Defense One

Petraeus, Crocker Support Plan To Arm and Train Syrian Rebels arrowIn a letter to Congress, the former ‘dream team’ of the Iraq War is backing a ...

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OMB Points to Progress on Security Clearance Reform arrowAgencies are pursuing 'continuous evaluation' of clearance holders, among other ...

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Erosion of DOD’s Technical Workforce Has Broad Consequences arrowThe military risks losing skilled scientists and engineers who aren't driven by ...

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State & Local

Important Lessons From Sacramento’s Cellphone Waste Report arrowAuditor finds nearly $300,000 in unnecessary wireless device usage, plenty of ...

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Excellence in Government

Agoraphobia and the Telecommuter arrowHow working from home enabled one woman's mental illness to flourish.

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House OKs Bill Mandating More Firings of Misbehaving Federal Employees arrowMeasure would also require preservation of certain text messages from ...

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Obama Warns Ebola Outbreak Is 'Spiraling Out of Control' arrowThe president said the disease could infect hundreds of thousands of people if it ...

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Senator Tries to Help Frustrated Military Drivers With #OopsWeLostYourCar arrowOne senator is on a quest to help soldiers find their vehicles, ...

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Islamic State

America's Top General Says Half of Iraqi Army Is Basically Useless arrowMartin Dempsey says that nearly half of the Iraqi army is too heavily ...

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Play of the Day: The Frustrations of Hillary Clinton arrowThe former Secretary of State is not in Iowa for the steak.

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