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  • Union: Federal prisons are understaffed, need more funding

    The Council of Prison Locals held a Senate roundtable discussion to bring attention to lack of funding and understaffing issues at federal prisons.

  • Many seasonal NPS workers 'confused' about rule change

    Many seasonal employees of the National Park Service—some who have worked for the agency for decades — are finding themselves unemployed after NPS made an unannounced change to seasonal hiring rules.

  • Army will not meet its 2018 recruitment goal

    Six months into the recruiting year, the U.S. Army is struggling to meet its recruiting goal, and is lowering that number goal as a result.

  • Feds in six regions to get higher locality pay in 2019

    Federal employees in six metropolitan areas will likely begin receiving higher locality pay in 2019 to account for large pay gaps with non-federal employers.

  • Survey examines feds’ view of administration

    Forty-eight percent of federal employees surveyed believe the Trump administration is not holding its political appointees to the same ethical standards as the rest of the civil service workforce.

  • Department of Justice Headquarters (Photo by Kristi Blokhin/Shutterstock)

    Former FBI agent pleads guilty to sharing classified documents

    Admitting that his actions put America at risk, a former special agent of the FBI pleaded guilty in federal court to sharing classified information with the media.

  • IG: OPM needs contingency plan for FLTCIP

    After steep increases to Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program premiums that alarmed federal lawmakers several years ago, the Office of Personnel Management still does not have a plan in place to make sure such increases don't happen again.

  • Rep. Mac Thornberry (Photo: House Armed Services Committee)

    Proposed DOD reform bill would eliminate agencies, cut jobs

    The House Armed Services Committee Chairman on Tuesday proposed a bill that would eliminate seven supporting agencies within the Defense Department that are a part of what is known as the “fourth estate."

  • WH creates Postal Service task force

    The White House contends that the United States Postal Service “is on an unsustainable financial path,” and has created a task force to evaluate its operations and finances in order to prevent a taxpayer-funded bailout.

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Edward A. Zurndorfer Certified Financial Planner
Mike Causey Columnist
Tom Fox VP for Leadership and Innovation, Partnership for Public Service
Mathew B. Tully Legal Analyst

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