Spending Turnaround at USDA Is Good News for Rural Families

Program chief makes sure no housing funds are left on the table.

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Senior Executives Association President Will Retire in November

Carol Bonosaro will become president emeritus; group to announce new leader soon.

Federal Employees to Be Honored for Achievements in Fighting Cancer, Ebola and More

Service to America Medal winners will be celebrated at black tie event in Washington.


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Study: There is a Downside For Organizations That Allow Working From Home

When fewer people work in the office, they don’t get the social or productivity benefits they expect from being around friends, close colleagues, and managers.

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Mars Once Had a Magnetic Field and an Ocean. Where Did They Go?

A new mission is setting out to discover what happened to aspects of the red planet.

Feds Are Happier At Work, But They’re Still Wary of Leadership

Employees are more engaged in their jobs, but faith in top management has decreased three percent since 2012, according to new viewpoint survey.

The White House is Requesting $700K for Standing Desks

The Executive Office of the President appears to be aware that sitting all day has its downsides.

Groups ask OMB Director Shaun Donovan to update and reissue a 2008 executive order.

OMB Pressured to Invoke Bush Directive Banning Earmarks

Budget director asked to enforce 2008 deterrent to spending on pet projects.

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Bridging the Millennial Soft Skills Gap

Young workers bring new talents, but need to learn the basics.

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Senator Calls for Justice Department Probe of VA Relocation Funds Abuse

Blumenthal decries the “mindset that puts veterans last.”

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Dear Men: Wake Up and Smell the Inequality

Women in the C-suite are less likely to leave than men, so why not invest in them?