Alleged Retaliation Against Senior Executives Prompts Bipartisan Concern

One senator will request an investigation into controversial reassignments.

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GSA Secures Discounted Airfares for Federal Travelers arrowPre-negotiated rates will result in a 53 percent discount for the federal government.

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Annual Defense Bill Aims to Rein in Pentagon Outsourcing arrowSupporters say measure would protect federal employees from seeing their jobs ...

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Trump Names Acting Ethics Chief, Bypassing Senior Career Official arrowThe president has created an ethics "crisis," says former OGE director ...

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Jared Kushner Maintains He 'Did Not Collude' With Russia in Rare Public Statement arrowPresident Trump’s son-in-law and adviser addressed ...

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Analysis: The Dangerous Politicization of the Military arrowBy asking active-duty personnel to lobby Congress in their own self-interest, ...

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Racist ‘Chicago Safari’ Emails Spawn Illinois Government Investigation arrowSTATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP: Boulder’s bear problem; a Charlotte ...

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The Performance Revolution Government Needs arrowWhen the brand of government is unattractive to top talent, it should be a reason for reform.

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Flurry of Laws Enacted on Women’s Access to Health Care arrowAs Washington moved to reduce federal funding for women’s health, the battle over ...

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Acquisition 101: When a Bargain Isn’t a Bargain image description The recurring pitfalls of chasing the lowest price in federal procurements. Read more

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Public Sector Innovators Gather to Talk Cloud Technology image description Over the course of two days, thousands of the world’s leaders in public sector innovation gathered in Washington D.C. to learn and talk about the cloud. Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) eighth-annual Public Sector Summit brought together thousands of businesses, partners and registrants for keynote speeches, technical sessions and networking. “Almost eight years ago at the first event, we had 50 people. We had 10,000 registered at this event,” said AWS VP of Worldwide Public Sector Teresa Carlson.

Beyond Buyouts and RIFs: A More Effective Approach to Workforce Management image description On April 12, the Office of Management and Budget issued a memorandum requiring agencies to develop plans to reduce their workforces. This has led many agencies to search in their talent management toolkit for help.

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