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Senate confirms Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator

The former Oklahoma Attorney General was confirmed over environmentalists' objections.

OPM: Agencies can exempt applicants’ criminal, financial background checks rule

New guidance allows agencies to exempt a rule prohibiting them from requesting the information early…

What’s next for the program management law?

Advocates say the Project Management Improvement Accountability Act could mean big savings if implem…

Trump says White House 'fine-tuned machine,' despite turmoil

Trump insisted Feb. 16 that his new administration had made "significant progress."

House bill seeks to expand appeal rights for Postal Service management

A bipartisan reform bill would expand the right to appeal personnel decisions.

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Senate confirms Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator

The former Oklahoma Attorney General was confirmed over environmentalists' objections.

OPM: Agencies can exempt applicants’ criminal, financial background checks rule

New guidance allows agencies to exempt a rule prohibiting them from requesting the information early…

What’s next for the program management law?

Advocates say the Project Management Improvement Accountability Act could mean big savings if implem…

Trump says White House 'fine-tuned machine,' despite turmoil

Trump insisted Feb. 16 that his new administration had made "significant progress."

House bill seeks to expand appeal rights for Postal Service management

A bipartisan reform bill would expand the right to appeal personnel decisions.

Mulvaney confirmed as OMB director

The Trump administration’s battle to fill its Cabinet scored a win with the confirmation of the budg…

Hiring freeze exacerbates High Risk issue, GAO says

The talent gap is nothing new to the tally of risky programs, but the White House's freeze could mak…

Concerns over Trump’s alleged use of personal, unsecured smartphone

Two senators on the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs have requested th…

Flynn, fired once by a president, now resigns to another

While his aides were declaring the president had confidence in Flynn, Trump privately told associate…

White House stops defending Flynn, raising questions about his fate

Embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn's fate as one of President Trump's senior aides is…

For feds: To post or not to post, that is the question [Commentary]

The Hatch Act and the use of social media by federal employees.

USAID needs advisers to countries in political transition

The United States Agency for International Development Office of Transition Initiatives is seeking t…

Trump reportedly supports privatizing air traffic control

Chairman of the House Transportation Committee introduced legislation to privatize the system last y…

Chief of staff implicates congresswoman in $800K scholarship fraud

Elias "Ronnie" Simmons said the congresswoman scammed more than $800,000 from a college fund.

What White House deregulation guidance covers and what it doesn’t

The "one-in, two-out" rule still provides waivers and exemptions for certain agency services.

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