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Economic Research Service employee Dina Li is shown volunteering at a farm in Clinton, Md., in this 2015 photo.

Hundreds of USDA Employees Face a Decision to Relocate or Take a Buyout

Skeptics question whether relocations are an attempt to undermine science.

Retired, But Still Working

How to ease into life after government if you’re not ready for a life of leisure.

Federal Retirement Claims Up Nearly 16 Percent So Far in 2018 Over the Same Period Last Year

Recent reports have shown that about one in seven federal workers is eligible to retire today, a rate that reaches as high as one in five at a few agencies.

A resident meets with a FEMA representative to file forms for federal aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in October 2017.

Government Still Owes Money to Feds Deployed to Hurricane Response Last Year

Meanwhile, many FEMA employees working emergencies before 2017 likely owe the government money for overpayments.

Defense Bill Headed to Trump's Desk Restores Defense Long-Term Per Diem Rates

After years of failed efforts, lawmakers included a provision in the Defense authorization act to roll back a 2014 reduction in long-term travel reimbursements.

Here’s the Good News

If you play your cards right, you can walk out of government with the same net income as when you retired.

Senate Approves Spending Package With Pay Raise, Setting Up Fight With House

Trump told Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday a government shutdown would be "a great campaign issue," further complicating the prospects for a spending bill.

Newly transplanted cannabis cuttings grow in soilless media in pots July 12, 2018, at Sira Naturals medical marijuana cultivation facility, in Milford, Mass.

Bipartisan Bill Would Allow Federal Employees to Smoke Pot Where It’s Legal

Under current guidance, agencies can fire feds for using marijuana, even in states where medical or recreational use is legal.