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Trump: ‘This Would be a Very Good Time to do a Shutdown’

It’s impossible to predict how the president and Congress will reconcile their budget differences in the coming days.

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State Department Training School Has a New Man on Campus

Ambassador Daniel Smith takes the help of the Foreign Service Institute.

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Report: Governmentwide Employee Satisfaction Survey Results Mostly Unchanged From 2017

Results of the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey will show slight improvements in two of three primary metrics, according to a preview from one agency.

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Hope for Reforming Government in Polarized Times?

Margaret Weichert says she values the advice of former OMB deputy directors for management.

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Trump Feared Transition Officials Were ‘Stealing’ His Money

In The Fifth Risk, Michael Lewis chronicles the administration’s chaotic struggle to take the reins of government.

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With or Without Congress, Would-Be Government Reformers Are Eager to Get Started

Workforce planners would like to be given more freedom to experiment in areas such as hiring.

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Can Feds Counter-Protest the White Supremacists in D.C. Without Violating the Hatch Act?

Believe it or not, OSC has provided guidance on whether or not feds can rally against white supremacists.

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Inspectors General Mark 40th Year Feeling Needed But Stretched

It’s not exactly a mid-life crisis, but IGs need new skills and resources to keep up with the times.

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Call for Nominations: What Does It Take to Be Bold?

Nominations are open for the annual Bold program, a showcase of federal innovation on the edge.

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Prez to Press: Is Reorganizing Government ‘Extraordinarily Boring’?

Trump gives the media the opportunity to opt out of viewing a briefing on the administration’s plan to overhaul the bureaucracy.

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A Gray Day Outside OPM: Employees React to Agency's Diminished Role Under Reorganization Plan

Administration suggests transferring functions such as administering the federal employee health insurance program to other agencies.

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It’s Hard to Kill an Agency, But Renaming One Is a Different Matter

The Trump administration reportedly wants to change the name of the Health and Human Services Department. There’s precedent for that. Take our quiz and test your knowledge.

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No, You Shouldn't Roast Marshmallows Over a Volcano Vent

The social media team at the U.S. Geological Survey has answers to your volcanology questions.