Here's What Incoming Democratic Leaders Have in Mind for Federal Agencies

Priorities will include boosting spending and investigating political targeting of career employees.

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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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Federal Salary Council Recommends Locality Pay for Des Moines, Other Areas arrowCounties in California, Minnesota also could be added to ...

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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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Watchdog: Department CIOs Are Getting More Authority But Compliance Is Uneven arrowA partial GAO review showed agency IT leaders are likely ...

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USPS Wins Approval for Largest-Ever Price Increase for Stamps arrowLarge-scale mailers called the proposal "surprising and shocking."

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Social Security Doled Out At Least $10 Billion in Unmerited Payments Last Year arrowWatchdog says despite progress, goals for improving ...

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Amazon Officially Names 'HQ2' Sites in NYC and Virginia arrowCompany also outlines billions of dollars of incentives—including tax credits and ...

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Excellence in Government

Michelle Obama’s Career Advice: It’s OK To Change Your Mind arrow“Barack Obama taught me how to swerve.”

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How to Cut Government Spending Without a Hiring Freeze image description President Trump has instructed his Cabinet secretaries to cut their budgets by 5 percent next year. Read more

Four Traps in Federal Recruiting, and How to Avoid Them image description As the need for talent is increasing, competition from the private sector is growing fiercer. Read more

The Staggering Numbers Behind the Security Clearance Backlog image description There’s progress, but the fact remains that the number of investigations sitting before the National Background Investigations Bureau is overwhelming. Read more

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