Agencies Paid Hundreds of Employees to Not Work for at Least One Year

Agencies use administrative leave largely to pay employees facing disciplinary action, report finds.

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Can Homeless People Move Into Baltimore's Abandoned Houses? arrowThere are more than 16,000 vacant homes in the city. Are they the solution to ...

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Feds Use New 3-D Printer to Create Bomb-Sniffing Artificial Dog Noses arrowDog noses have about 50 times as many olfactory receptors as humans.

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On Politics

The Trench Warfare Begins arrowDemocrats' chance to maintain their hold on the Senate now boils down to the ground game.

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Overall Morale at VA Dips, Along With Faith in Leaders arrowAgency employees report a strong sense of mission and enthusiasm for their work ...

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Congress Prepares to Offer More Money for Ebola Fight arrowAs they await a White House request, appropriators are beginning to get their ducks in ...

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Mobile Devices Will Transform How Government Fieldwork Gets Done arrowIPads and iPhones can do more than make field workers more efficient in ...

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Predictive Modeling vs. Lead Hot Spots; California’s DMV Hiring Spree arrowAlso in our State & Local news roundup: A local chicken scandal has ...

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Worthy Fights

Leon Panetta and Hillary Clinton: It's Complicated arrowReporters have focused on how the former defense secretary's memoir praises her and ...

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