Federal Salary Council Recommends Locality Pay for Des Moines, Other Areas

Counties in California, Minnesota also could be added to existing locality pay areas in 2020.

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IRS Criminal Investigators Report Progress Despite Shrunken Staff arrowSmallest workforce since 1970s is relying more on data analytics to ...

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Congress Passes Long-Sought Bill to Rename DHS Cyber Agency arrowThe National Protection and Programs Directorate will soon be called the ...

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Pentagon Wants More Money for Lasers To Defend Against Missiles, Drone Swarms arrowDirected-energy weapons are with a factor of two or three ...

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Supersonic Bizjets May Attract Pentagon Interest arrowThree teams are pursuing latter-day SSTs. The U.S. military might have use for them.

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Play of the Day: The First Lady Gets In On the 'You're Fired!' Fun arrowIn a nearly unprecedented move, Melania Trump's office called for a ...

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California Utilities Feel Heat as State Burns arrowFire investigators continue to look at the possible role power equipment may have played in ...

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Key House Democrat Says Pentagon Will Have to Become More Transparent arrowRep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., the likely chairman of the Armed Services ...

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Pentagon Researchers Test 'Worst-Case Scenario' Attack on U.S. Power Grid arrowOver 100 people gathered off the tip of Long Island this month ...

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Analysis: Nielsen Isn’t the Issue With Trump’s Immigration Policies arrowThe president is reportedly close to firing his secretary of homeland ...

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Excellence in Government

Three Reasons Your Career Has Stalled arrowA pair of management consultants aptly describes the problems as "pandas."

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