House Panel Advances Air Traffic Control Privatization Plan

Controllers union announces formal support for the proposal.

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Senate’s Health Care Bill ‘Is Not Dead by Any Stretch of the Imagination,’ Mayors Warn

A bipartisan group of mayors from around the nation came together on Wednesday to highlight the local ramifications of the U.S. Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act.

Agencies Could Learn a Lot From Tennessee's Shift to Pay for Performance

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The state's civil service reform efforts offer many lessons for the federal government.


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Beware the Agency Leadership Void

The Trump administration’s appointments strategy is a slow moving disaster.

Taxpayer Advocate Praises IRS for Solid Filing Season but Jabs Focus on Enforcement

Mission should stress education, Olson says, while decrying budget cuts.

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When Men Hold Top Positions, How Much Can Mentorship Help Women?

The career of one female national-security professional offers some insight.

Marines fire an M777-A2 Howitzer in Syria on June 2.

Civilian Deaths Likely in U.S.-Led Coalition Strike

An independent war monitor claims that 57 civilians were killed in a Monday attack in al-Mayadeen.

Time for the Pentagon to Overhaul Drone Management, New Report Says

As the Pentagon writes a long-term drone plan, the former head of Air Force intelligence has some suggestions.

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Forget The Insight Of A Lone Genius – Innovation Is An Evolving Process Of Trial And Error

We don't know much about the origins of most human achievements – scientific and otherwise. Like evolution, does progress occur as random insights are selected for or against?

Play of the Day: McConnell Delays the Senate Health Care Vote

Also, the American Medical Association criticized the bill this week.

Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., was one of the Republicans who signed on to the letter.

House Republicans Express Concern With Trump's Proposed Federal Retirement Program Cuts

Nine Republicans say they are particularly troubled with idea of applying the cuts to current employees and retirees, not just future hires.