Obama Boosts 2017 Civilian Federal Pay Raise to 2.1 Percent

Surprise move comes after he had reaffirmed a 1.6 percent boost in November.

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Shutdown Looms as Senate Democrats Refuse to Back Down Over Miners' Benefits

Battle over health care for coal miners disrupts plans for a budget resolution before Friday deadline.

Lawmakers Press Patent Office for Crackdown on Timecard Abuse

Republicans demand list of employees disciplined, union leader’s calendar.


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Last Chance for Open Season Changes

The window to modify your coverage closes Dec. 12.

President-elect Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a rally in North Carolina.

Transition Officials: The Hiring Freeze Is Just One Way Trump Will Cut Government

As feds await details, they will start seeing more landing team members at their agencies.

John H. Glenn Jr. dons his silver Mercury pressure suit in preparation for launch in 1962.

Remembering John Glenn

The former senator and first American to orbit the Earth has died at 95.

GSA Uses Final Weeks Under Obama to Advance Shared Services, Category Management

A new vision of standardized business processes would endure 10 years.

House Approves Shutdown-Averting Stopgap Spending Bill

Senate must pass CR Friday to avoid funding lapse.

IRS chief John Koskinen (left) speaks with Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, before a September hearing on Koskinen's impeachment.

Lawmaker Seeking to Impeach IRS Chief Targets Public Service Award

Rep. Jordan uses unrelated hearing to challenge public administration academy.

Donald Trump introduces retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis on Tuesday in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

All the President-Elect's Generals

Why has Trump shown such eagerness to select former military brass for his Cabinet? The reasons may be both pragmatic and political.

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt arrives at Trump Tower for a meeting Wednesday.

Trump’s EPA Pick Is Skeptical of More Than Just Climate Change

As Oklahoma attorney general, Scott Pruitt sued the federal government to prevent rules about air and water pollution from taking effect.


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