Democrats Poised to Block Latest GOP Plan to Avoid Shutdown

House Republicans want to give the Pentagon a boost while keeping domestic agencies on autopilot.

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House Subcommittee Mulls IRS Funding to Implement Tax Reform

Hearing on customer service showcases an agency stretched for resources.

Tillerson’s New North Korea Strategy is at Odds With Trump — Again

The State Department chief says the U.S. is ready to have the first meeting with Pyongyang "without preconditions." That's not what the White House has been saying.


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The Best Compliment You Can Give, According To Meryl Streep

She credits her high-achieving mindset to the praise she first received from her mother.

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies on Capitol Hill Wednesday.

Top DoJ Official: Our Employees, Even Those Probing Trump Campaign, May Express Political Views

Deputy attorney general pushes back on Republicans who claim conflicts of interest at Justice.

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The Clock Is Ticking on Trump’s Management Agenda

Without the roadmap of a viable management agenda, it’s hard to see how proposed reorganization plans could be effective.

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A Short Equation Explains Why Simplicity Is The Best Policy

Why simple processes so often produce better results.

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Data Shouldn't Drive All of Your Decisions

Correlation does not reveal the one thing that matters most in innovation.

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How Agencies Can Address the Aging Workforce Gap

Nearly one-third of federal employees are eligible for retirement, yet only 28 percent of the current workforce is under 40 years old.

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How To Make Feedback a Developmental Opportunity

There are some simple steps you can take to make sure the message has been received and will be put to good use.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said the mandate is the "definition of government waste."

GOP Lawmakers Seek to Repeal OPM Obamacare Program

Johnson, Meadows say savings from under-utilized program could go toward retirement, security clearance backlogs.

Trump’s Budget Cuts Could Make New York City Commuters Even More Vulnerable To Attacks

The administration wants to slash funds from urban anti-terrorism programs to fund a wall with Mexico.

OPM Leadership Void Leaves Locality Pay Advisers Twisting in the Wind

Members of the Federal Salary Council have not been reappointed since Trump’s inauguration, stalling the advisory group’s work.