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Sexual Harassment Continues to Infect Forest Service, Park Service

Woman’s graphic testimony to House panel sheds light on a chief’s departure.

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Flint Congressman Not Giving Up on Push to Assist Struggling Cities

Rep. Dan Kildee, of Michigan, believes his efforts could gain new traction in a Democratic controlled House.

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When a Deadly Disaster Is 15 Minutes Away Or Less

The Camp Fire’s conflagration prompts important what-if questions for many communities that have limited evacuation routes.

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Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., co-chairs the joint committee that suggested the reforms, along with Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark.

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Makes Late Push for Two-Year Budgeting

Leadership still negotiating change that lawmakers say would give agencies more certainty in appropriations.

The New VA.gov Shows What’s Possible For Government Tech After the Healthcare.gov Disaster

Expect to see more Silicon Valley–style site design in Washington, DC.

Acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert said the changes are part of an effort to implement President Trump’s management agenda.

OPM Grants Greater Flexibility With Senior Executive Personnel Appraisal Systems

Officials, senior executives group tout the changes as a move toward results-oriented compliance.

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Cutting Through the Open Season Jargon

Understanding key terms in the federal health insurance world.

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‘Heavy’ Multitasking May Cramp Your Memory

The word 'multitasking' implies that you can do two or more things at once, but in reality our brains only allow us to do one thing at a time.

Presidential Rank Award Winners Total 131 for 2018

Senior Executives Association plans leadership summit honoring the awardees on Dec. 13.

What You Need to Know About the Public Service Loan Program

A higher education professor explains the complex rules behind Public Service Loan Forgiveness, a program meant to provide debt relief to student loan borrowers who went into public service jobs.

U.S. Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis speaks at the United States Institute of Peace, in a discussion moderated by the chair of the institute’s board of directors, Stephen J. Hadley, Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 2018.

Pentagon Began Clampdown on Senior Leaders’ Public Speaking Months Ago, Memos Reveal

DOD says it’s to save money and time. Critics say it’s to avoid conflict with the president.

Play of the Day: The President Examines Voter Fraud Again

Are voters wearing disguises to vote multiple times?

The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) (Gold) pulls into the pier of Republic of Korea's Busan Naval Base as part of a routine port visit.

‘Redo’ Nuclear Posture Review, Says Next House Armed Services Chair

Rep. Adam Smith laid out new terms for a debate over the Pentagon’s plans to expand the military’s nuclear arsenal.

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