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December 22, 1997
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The following news summaries are from OPM AM, the daily newsletter of the Office of Personnel Management. OPM AM is available on OPM Mainstreet, the agency's electronic bulletin board, at 202-606-4800.


SPEECH CRITICIZED DEMOCRATIC PARTY-"House Minority Leader Richard A. Gephardt (D-Mo.) said yesterday that his recent criticism of some members of his own party was not aimed at President Clinton" (The Washington Post).

ENERGY SECTOR GAVE $22 MILLION TO CAMPAIGNS-"Oil and gas industry interests gave more than $11.8 million to candidates and political parties in the 1996 federal elections, by far the largest group of donors in the energy and natural resources sector, according to a report by the Center for Responsive Politics" (The Washington Post).

CFC PARTICIPATION APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE ON LINE-"In keeping with a move toward greater information access for all and improved technology, charities wishing to apply for participation in the federal government's Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), can now find the applications on the Office of Personnel Management's Website" (OPM new release).

**TSP Open Season - Runs November 15, 1997 to January 31, 1998.

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Managing the Federal Employee Discipline and Performance Process

Jan. 12-13, Feb. 25-26. A nuts-and-bolts course designed to enable managers to navigate through the shoals of employee conduct and performance problems without becoming the loser. Cost:$550. Conducted by William Rudman. Brookings Institution. Washington, D.C. Contact Lela Sallis (202)797-6299.


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