Unions Accuse Administration of Circumventing Court Order Through Bargaining

Employee groups say that despite a court ruling overturning Trump's workforce executive orders, the administration continues to push the provisions.

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Immigration Judges’ Union Leader Warns of 'Dark New Era'

Justice Department plan for case quotas and deadlines kicks in Oct. 1.

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Largest Federal Employee Union Files Contempt Motion Against VA

AFGE accuses the department of refusing to comply with a court ruling enjoining provisions of President Trump’s workforce executive orders.

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Soldiers from 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division and airmen from 5th Air Support Operations Squadron, along with observer-controllers, prepare for a Joint Air Attack Team exercise.

Army to Up-Armor Two More Brigades

An infantry unit will get Strykers, and a Stryker brigade will shift to tanks, part of the Pentagon's focus on great-power competition.

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A Lack of Confidence Isn't What’s Holding Back Working Women

Women are hesitant to talk up their accomplishments because they are often penalized when they do.

Trump Criticizes 'Ridiculous' Spending Deal As Shutdown Deadline Looms

Congress must pass a minibus spending bill by next weekend.

Excellence in Government An audience member holds a fake news sign during a President Donald Trump campaign rally in Michigan on April 28.

The Fake News Era Demands Ethics in Government Communication

Providing the public with truthful, timely information about government operations is critical to a healthy democracy.

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said his office would examine the program flagged as “high risk” to ensure adequate internal controls are in place.

Justice Department Inspector General to Investigate DEA Program Linked to Massacres in Mexico

The inquiry stems from stories by ProPublica that showed the DEA’s vetted unit in the country has had a history of leaking sensitive information to drug traffickers.

Excellence in Government Philadelphia Eagles' Jay Ajayi celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sept. 6, 2018, in Philadelphia.

Metrics Are for Playmakers

Despite continuous attention, the use of metrics in government has declined, not improved, over the past decade.

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., is one of the lawmakers who introduced the bill.

House Republicans Introduce Bill to Help Trump's Reorganization

Legislation mirrors a similar measure introduced in the Senate, although appropriators have already begun to block specific proposals.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross testifies on Capitol Hill in June.

Commerce Chief Isn't Fretting Over Watchdog’s Criticism of Census Cost Estimate

Census bureau met only three of the four basic criteria for a high-quality estimate, GAO says.