EARLYBIRD: HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB

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Record numbers of veterans are getting jobs in the government — but a lot of them aren’t staying

The share of federal jobs going to veterans is at its highest level in five years, new data shows, with former service members comprising almost half of ...

August 28 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Federal employees and contractors face danger, even death, just doing their jobs

Serving Uncle Sam can be dangerous – even deadly. Four federal employees have died in the line of duty so far in fiscal 2015, following two in fiscal 2014, ...

August 27 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Baltimore mayor on guns, gangs and homicides

Mayors will meet in October to discuss a summer spurt in murders across the country.         

August 27 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Public housing officials blast Obama administration’s move to oust wealthier tenants from subsidized homes

A leading group that represents housing authorities across the country is balking at the federal government’s new campaign to boot high-earning tenants from ...

August 27 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

After murders and other violence, federal Job Corps program comes under scrutiny

The arrests this month of four young men on charges they hacked a fellow student to death in a federally funded job training center in Miami — and another ...

August 27 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Bernie Sanders to Postal Service: Relaxed mail standards ‘a disaster’

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said Wednesday that the Postal Service caused a “disaster that is negatively impacting Americans all over this ...

August 26 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Patent office chief to employees: Time and attendance abuse ‘is absolutely unacceptable’

Responding to a furor over a patent examiner who billed the government for four months of work he didn’t do, the head of the federal agency that approves ...

August 26 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Top leaders of Solyndra solar panel company repeatedly misled federal officials, investigation finds

Top leaders of a troubled solar panel company that cost taxpayers a half-billion dollars repeatedly misled federal officials and omitted information about the ...

August 26 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

The mail keeps arriving late, and it isn’t even meeting the Postal Service’s lower standards

Amid a significant downsizing of the money-strapped U.S. Postal Service, the number of letters arriving late has jumped by almost 50 percent since the start of ...

August 26 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Re-elected union chief vows to fight “very hostile Congress” over feds’ benefits and job security

J. David Cox Sr. begins his second, three-year term as president of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the nation’s largest federal union, ...

August 25 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)