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House Votes to Ensure Lawmakers Can Oversee Homeland Security Reorganization

DHS condemns measure that would revoke secretary’s authority to make reforms unilaterally.

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FDA CIO: Agile Is Simply Good Business

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One thing agencies need to do is get out of a reactive mode, the agency's CIO Todd Simpson said.

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House Lawmakers Want White House Email Documents, But Disagree On How to Get Them

Threatening a subpoena, Oversight chairman writes to 16 agencies on possible abuse of federal records law.

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Myeshia Johnson cries over the casket of her husband, Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger, upon his body's arrival in Miami.

Trump Attacks a Grieving Widow’s Account

The president reescalated the ongoing debate over his condolences to Gold Star families by contradicting the widow of a fallen Special Forces sergeant.

Survey: Thrift Savings Plan Participants Still Want Greater Flexibility

Nearly 90 percent of feds are satisfied with the 401(k)-style retirement savings program.

A photo of a B-52H Stratofortress based at Barksdale Air Force Base, La..

U.S. Preparing to Put Nuclear Bombers Back on 24-Hour Alert

If the order comes, the B-52s will return to a ready-to-fly posture not seen since the Cold War.

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney said he has not given up on spending cuts but that the administration will also focus on revenue increases to help balance the budget.

Trump Budget Director Bemoans Fate of Proposed Spending Cuts

Congress accepted less than $5 billion of the White House’s proposed $54 billion in discretionary cuts.

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Stop Replaying Your Worst Family Dynamics at Work

You probably do it and don't even know it.

President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and members of the Cabinet pray prior to their Cabinet meeting in Sept.

Trump’s Bureaucracy is Nearly as White, Male, and Unequal as His Cabinet

Trump's mid-level appointees are 27 percentage points whiter and 13 points more male than the country as a whole.

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'Burnout' Is Not Only a Personal Problem, It's a Workplace Problem

The leading researchers on work burnout argue that poorly designed, stressful workplaces should not be given a free pass.

Donald Trump Is Rush-Shipping Condolences to Military Families

Four families of fallen servicemembers received next-day UPS letters from President Trump after a turbulent week in which Trump falsely claimed he had called “virtually all” of the families.

Recruitment to federal jobs is one area that would suffer, observers say.

Leaked Compensation Proposals Could Have ‘Huge’ Repercussions for Civil Service

Advocates, observers fear a degradation in the government’s recruitment abilities.

Is the Intel Community’s Whistleblower Outreach Being Shut Down?

Ombudsman Meyer appears sidelined, though his past IG bosses praise him.

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