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Secretary Eric Shinseki's decision is based on a 2008 Institute of Medicine study.

VA announces change in Agent Orange benefit claims process

Veterans diagnosed with three illnesses no longer are required to attribute their condition to military service.

From Nextgov.com: Government ethics office reorganizing site to make policies easier to digest

Too many pages and documents confuse federal employees who want to demystify the rules of professional conduct.

Unions report increase in violent threats toward judges and court staff

Leaders push for more security in courtrooms hearing immigration and Social Security cases.

GOP lawmaker calls for halt to federal 'spending spree'

In a speech touting the Republican agenda, House Minority Leader John Boehner proposes cap on spending and repeats calls for a pay and hiring freeze.

Estimates vary on the effect of the NASA stimulus

It's difficult to come up with a definitive figure for how much investments in the space agency help the economy.

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Panel: Hurricane on heels of the BP oil spill could create chaos

The White House and Congress must be clearer in delegating responsibility before another storm hits the already hurting Gulf Coast, observers find.

Small businesses net bigger share of contracts

New report shows total spending up, but government once again missed its 23 percent goal.

Agencies are getting too attached to incumbent contractors, watchdog finds

Narrow project requirements that favor one firm are another reason federal contracts are less competitive than they could be, GAO says.

Burning Question: Can you take sick leave whenever you feel like it?

Or can your manager force you to provide a doctor's note proving you're sick?

Army cancels ground combat vehicle contract

Service plans to issue a revised solicitation within three months.

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