Senator Calls On Agencies to Streamline Programs for Entrepreneurs

The Government Accountability Office reported in 2012 that each of the 52 entrepreneur support programs at Commerce, SBA and other agencies overlapped with at least one other program.

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State Dept. Defends Management Reforms Against Senators' Complaints

McCain and Shaheen want more consultation with Congress on staff cuts.

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Trump Vows Justice (and a Wall) After Border Patrol Agent Was Killed on Duty

Agent’s union says he was attacked and brutally beaten.

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Make #GivingTuesday a Day to Remember

The new volunteerism component of the Combined Federal Campaign gives feds another way to support the causes they care about.

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The EEOC Just Made It a Lot Easier To File a Sexual Harassment Complaint

The government has created an online portal for initiating complaints.

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The Potential Payoff for Applying Metrics and Analytics to Government Is Significant

But managers need more training, and all employees need to be involved in performance initiatives.

Trump to Congress: Offset Disaster Relief With Cuts to Agency Spending

White House requests $11 billion in cuts—and potentially more—to pay for hurricane response.

Last of 24 Scammers Impersonating IRS Agents Pleads Guilty

Probe of money laundering conspiracy involved Justice, Homeland Security and Treasury IG.

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Five Annoying Questions to Ask Your Grandparents at Thanksgiving

There’s no time like the holiday to explore the pressing issues of federal policy.

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney in September.

Mulvaney Might Double as Temporary Head of Consumer Bureau

The White House has not confirmed reports of budget director’s expanded role.

Supporters of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program (DACA) demonstrate in front of the White House on Sept. 9.

Trump Administration Reverses Key Immigration Decision After Postal Service Screwup

Some immigrants with DACA status will now have an extension to apply for renewal.

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Sheryl Sandberg Is Calling BS On Your Long-Held Career Phobia

Your career can move in more than one direction—it doesn't always have to be up.