Labor and Management Share Dim View of OPM-GSA Merger Proposal

Officials fear a provision that would send rulemaking authority to a non-Senate confirmed White House official an attempt to politicize the civil service.

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Federal Court Blocks City From Enforcing Lawn Sign Restrictions

A homeowner in Missouri is challenging a local ordinance that only allows people to have a single two-sided sign in their yards.

Postal Service Warns of Fake Delivery Notices


Be cautious of attempted or intercepted package notices with links and attachments, the U.S. Postal Service’s inspector general said.


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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson speaks to the 2018 Values Voter Summit in Washington last fall.

HUD Promises 'New Day' After GAO Finds Furniture Spending Violated Law

Department will implement task force reforms after notifying Congress, president of its violations.

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Government Needs to Invest in Human Resources

In high performing organizations, HR specialists work as advisers and consultants to line managers to address workforce problems. That doesn’t happen in federal agencies.

Viewpoint: What Congress Can Do When Trump Appointees Defy It

When federal officials ignore subpoenas, imposing a fine is the legislative branch’s best hope of getting the information it needs.

Play of the Day: Who Pays Tariffs?

Larry Kudlow admits that the president may not be up on his econmomic knowledge.

Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., speaks before the Friday House vote on the 2019 Equality Act.

House Passes Bill to Permanently Codify Protections for LGBTQ Feds

Passage comes after Trump administration has rolled back some of those protections.

Agencies Agree to Do More to Identify Contractors With Tax Debts

GAO tells contracting officers to keep a closer eye, and IRS and GSA agree.

Play of the Day: A New Immigration Plan From the White House

President Trump has a merit-based framework in mind.

White House's OPM-GSA Merger Bill Gives an Unconfirmed Appointee Authority Over Personnel Rules

The Trump administration on Thursday sent lawmakers its proposal to reorganize the Office of Personnel Management.

CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger speaks to the media in December.

Consumer Bureau Chief Makes Her Mark as Rift Opens with Education Dept.

DeVos claim of privacy protections could hamper CFPB policing of student loans.