EARLYBIRD: HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB

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Justice Dept. watchdog says agency ruling undermines his job

The Obama administration has ruled that inspectors general have to get permission from the agency they’re monitoring for access to wiretaps, grand jury and ...

July 24 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Congress moves agency by agency to cut rights of feds, limit their pay, facilitate their dismissal

Step by step, agency by agency, Congress is moving to facilitate the firing of federal employees, cut their workplace rights and limit their pay. Currently in ...

July 23 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Federal background investigation system is back online after month-long shutdown

The government has brought its massive electronic background investigation system back online, a month after abruptly shutting it down because it was not safe ...

July 23 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Boehner: Congress needs short-term funding bill to avoid shutdown

House Speaker John Boehner admitted Thursday that Congress will have to pass a short-term funding bill to avoid a government shutdown this fall, signaling that ...

July 23 CNN POLITICS

Senate panel backs more support for victims of OPM cyber breaches

Current and former federal employees affected by either of the two cyber attacks on their personal information held by the Office of Personnel Management would ...

July 23 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

At Social Security office with a million-person backlog, there’s a new chief

At the Social Security Administration, two officials in charge of one of the government’s worst backlogs—more than 1 million people awaiting a decision about ...

July 23 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Homeland Security cybercrime center expands amid growing concern over computer hacking

At a time of growing concern over computer hackers targeting government and private industry databases, the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday ...

July 23 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Government asks bidders on hack contract: Can your company host and protect in excess of 21.5 million records?

The government plans to award a sweeping five-year contract in August to a private company to monitor the hacked security clearance data of 21.5 million people ...

July 23 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)