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Lawmakers launch investigation into officials’ use of tax-payer funded flights

Two lawmakers have launched an investigation into White House officials’ use of tax-payer funded private-jet flights.

Feds receive anti-leaking training

As part of the Trump administration’s order for anti-leaks training at all executive branch agencies, employees at the Environmental Protection Agency began their training this week.

Group urges DOJ to investigate feds' use of Trump properties

A watchdog group is asking the Department of Justice to investigate why federal employees have been allowed to use their government-issued charge cards to book rooms at several hotels owned by the Trump organization.

Defense official: Rapists, murderers received clearances

The federal government security clearance backlog has led to convicted felons, including murderers and pedophiles, to be given interim clearances, a senior government official said during a national security conference this week.

New USDA mobile app answers ethics questions

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has launched a first of its kind mobile app that provides Executive Branch employees answers to questions about government ethics issues.

Federal role in prosecuting Charlottesville killing may be limited

Federal employees and managers joined the rest of the country in expressing shock—and condemnation—at the violence that came to Charlottesville, Va., as demonstrations staged there Aug. 12 by out-of-area fringe groups spiraled into a street melee.

Filing a discrimination claim? Know your deadlines

Deadlines are important wherever you go, but in an EEO case, missing a deadline can be the end of your case, no matter how strong a case you have. If you go to the wrong department, or if you file an appeal one day too late, your claim will be denied. Therefore, it is important for you to know where to go in what order, and how many days you have in order to file appeals.

Charlottesville: Area with sizable fed presence may see limited Justice role in prosecution

Federal employees and managers joined the rest of the country in expressing shock—and condemnation—at the violence that came to Charlottesville, Va., as demonstrations staged there Aug. 12 by out-of-area fringe groups spiraled into a street melee.

Minority caucuses urge the removal of WH aides

The heads of the black, Hispanic and Asian caucuses are calling for the removal of three of President Trump’s White House officials.

Washington lawmakers fight to protect federal workers from chemical exposure

Ranking members in the Senate on Monday announced efforts aimed at ensuring that the Department of Energy is protecting its workers in or near the tank farms at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state from exposure to dangerous chemicals.

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