Management

The Bias in the FDA's New Blood Donation Rules

On Tuesday, the government agency announced it was lifting its ban on gay male blood donors. The fine print, however, was troubling.

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The Federal Government Doesn’t Have a Good Way of Determining Who's Poor

The federal poverty threshold has been widely criticized as being outdated and flawed

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Defense Secretary Nominee Forms Circle of Advisers

Ashton Carter designates small team to help in confirmation process.

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How I Lead: Valuing Each Person’s Input

A conversation with OPM financial adviser Tim Cannon.

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More Proof That No One Wants or Listens to Your Voicemails

The new standard outgoing message asks the caller to try again later or use an “alternative method” to get in touch.

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell said the Obama administration projects that 9.1 million people, including new applicants and returning customers, will be enrolled in 2015.

Obamacare on Track to Beat Enrollment Goals

More than 6 million people picked plans in the first month of enrollment.

An Islamic State flag flies near the border of Turkey and Syria.

Anti-ISIS Operation Gets Its Own Inspector General

Pentagon watchdog to lead audits of military and foreign aid campaigns.

Dr. Vivek Murthy was sworn in as surgeon general Thursday after an 18-month leadership void.

Health Service Marks Banner Year Without a Surgeon General

Commissioned corps took on Ebola and skin cancer, and reignited no-smoking campaign.

Despite Senate’s Confirmation Spree, Many Agencies Maintain Key Leadership Vacancies

The White House is reviewing which appointees to re-nominate for the 114th Congress’ approval.

A Federal Holiday Poem

Our annual ode to federal employees -- a tradition since 1998.

American Airport Security is Getting Less Oppressive

Is it the right time to change the TSA restrictions?

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A Holiday Gift of Transformational Leadership

Obama praises resilience and spirit of federal executives.

Google Reveals Government Attempt to Scrub Alleged Prisoner Abuse

The search giant’s latest transparency reports offers granular detail about the takedown requests it receives from governments around the world.

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