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Lawmakers Think Postal Delivery Trucks Can Do Better Than 10 Miles per Gallon

As USPS gears up for fleet overhaul, members of Congress push for greener vehicles.

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Local Government Takes a Backseat in Charlotte’s Energy Initiative

Envision Charlotte has a bold plan for 20 percent energy savings in Uptown by 2016 and the nonprofit framework to make it happen.

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Municipal Sewer Problems Prompt Federal Lawsuit on Flushable Wipes

A Minnesota city alleges that companies are using false claims on the actual flushability of their products.

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Voters Want Aggressive Government Reform, Not Tinkering Around the Edges

New polling analysis shows a rise in voters who favor dismantling programs.

Category management is used by private sector giants including Boeing Co.

White House Procurement Chief Wants Acquisition SWAT Team

Anne Rung is pursuing category management to curb wasteful duplication.

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What Sweden and Japan Can Teach the U.S. About Its Aging Workforce

The global population is getting older. What can countries do?

“Let them know you are personally committed to hearing what they have to say ," OPM Director Katherine Archuleta told agency leaders.

Survey on Pay, Job Satisfaction Will Hit Employee Inboxes Soon

Feds have until early June to fill out the 2015 federal workforce viewpoint survey, and results will be announced in the fall.

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The Genius of 'Want to Grab Coffee?'

Why asking for advice makes people seem smart .

Ted Cruz campaigns in New Hampshire in mid-April.

Why Did Ted Cruz Miss the Loretta Lynch Vote?

He voted against cloture but was the lone senator not to vote on final passage.

Obama waves during the 2014 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.

Barack Obama’s Top Secret Plan to Make You Laugh

Have you heard the one about the president and the White House Correspondents’ Dinner?

Despite Accidental Deaths This Week, Congress Says Drone Strikes Are Here to Stay

On Capitol Hill, Republicans and Democrats agree the drone program has been a valuable tool in the war against terror.

Dunk is an affront to nature itself.

Play of the Day: Meet the NSA's New Recycling Mascot

That's right: The National Security Agency introduced a computer-generated mascot teaching kids to sort their trash.

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OPM's New Educational Alliance

Partnerships with colleges offer discounted degree programs to feds.

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