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 “This bill fights for a better and more transparent system to get rid of harmful backlogs,” said Rep. Steve Knight, R-Calif., the original sponsor of the bill in the House.

Bill Targeting Security Clearance Backlog Advances in Senate

The legislation would reinstate backlog reporting, plus push agencies to honor each other's clearances and implement continuous monitoring.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., is leading the push for more transparency into reorganization plans.

House Democrats: Hold Hearings on the 'Degradation of the Federal Workforce'

Oversight lawmakers want more transparency on Trump’s efforts to cut federal rolls.

TSP: House Proposal Would Make G-Fund 'Virtually Worthless'

Change to securities fund’s rate of return would cut interest by more than half.

When Can You Retire?

It’s a straightforward question, but the answer can be complicated.

House Approves Budget Plan that Would Cut Federal Employee Benefits

Retirement program, health care cuts could be in the offing for workers.

Feds Will Pay 6.1 Percent More Toward Health Insurance Premiums in 2018

Workers can expect to pay an average of $5.57 to $12.55 more per pay period, depending on their plan.

Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., sponsored two of the bills.

Reforms Allowing Agencies to Hire Faster Advance Through Senate Panel

Students, recent graduates and applicants for hard-to-fill jobs may soon be eligible for direct appointments.

Senate Panel Approves 60% Increase in Buyout Payments for Feds

The $15,000 bump in VSIPs could make leaving government more appealing to employees as agencies look for ways to decrease the size of their workforces.

In this March 10, 2016, photo, former U.S. Marine, Mike Whiter lights a marijuana cigarette at his home in Philadelphia. Some veterans say marijuana helps them manage their anxiety, insomnia and nightmares.

How the VA Is Blocking Marijuana Research Veterans Say Could Save Lives

Some vets credit cannabis with saving their lives, but VA won’t help researchers who want to study the drug’s effects on post-traumatic stress disorder.