EARLYBIRD: HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB

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Affordable Care Act dispute could hang up confirmation of new federal personnel chief

A long-simmering dispute over how the Obama administration applied the Affordable Care Act to members of Congress and some of their staff has been revived and ...

February 4 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Obama plans 1.6 percent pay raise for feds next year

President Obama will include an average 1.6 percent pay raise for federal employees in his fiscal 2017 budget proposal. This year, the average raise is 1.3 ...

February 3 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Key investigator of OPM data security lapses will retire

A government watchdog, who repeatedly raised warnings about computer security at the Office of Personnel Management both before and after breaches of its ...

February 3 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

FBI whistleblower suffers retaliation; new bill could help others

Sometimes Uncle Sam’s rules and regulations just don’t make sense. Take the case of Darin Jones, a former FBI employee who said he was fired after making ...

February 2 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

ISIS threatens feds, military after theft of personal data

The federal workforce, already shaken by a massive cybertheft of personal data, now confronts another reality – ISIS has some of that same information. Ardit ...

January 31 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

EPA’s fall in Flint, an aberration or part of a pattern?

The Environmental Protection Agency’s lethargic response to the Flint water crisis makes the agency look like an accomplice after a crime – the poisoning of ...

January 28 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

OPM opens additional but limited insurance enrollment for feds

The Office of Personnel Management will hold a limited open enrollment period for active federal employees who want to sign up for single plus one health ...

January 27 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Flint sullies EPA’s name, despite efforts of individual feds

Given the federal government’s response to the Flint water scandal, EPA could stand for Ever Procrastinating Administrators, instead of the Environmental ...

January 26 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Why presidential candidates should be presumptuous

Perhaps the difference between campaigning and governing is never starker than in the months after a new president’s inauguration. Candidates spend many months ...

January 24 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Senators seek to cut federal administrative leave

Tales of federal employees languishing on administrative leave for long periods could come to an end under legislation introduced this week by a group of ...

January 22 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)