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Agencies saved about half a trillion dollars via GAO recommendations over a decade

Agencies and Congress saved more than half a trillion dollars over the past decade through the Government Accountability Office’s recommendations.

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Two agency inspectors general got salaries that busted legal limits on political employee pay

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SEC proposes return to 30% awards for corporate whistleblowers

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Agencies must pick two workforce focuses for the next four years from OPM priority list

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Federal highway safety administration slow to give Congress all its reports

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this June 12, 2019, file photo, clouds roll over the U.S. Capitol dome as dusk approaches in Washington. The committee charged with helping Republicans wrest control of the House next year raised $45.4 million over the last three months, a record quarterly haul during a year without a national election. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

What the ones who actually have a say in next year’s budget are saying

The Biden administration’s budget proposal for 2023 would give magnificent, double-digit increases to some large agencies, notably Veterans Affairs, Health…

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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)A postal worker loads a delivery vehicle at the United States Post Office in Cranberry Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

USPS faces 3 lawsuits challenging its mostly gas-powered future vehicle fleet

The Postal Service is facing three separate lawsuits over its plans to purchase mostly gas-powered vehicles as part of its next-generation fleet.

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FILE - U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan-nominee Richard G. Olson, arrives for his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, July 31, 2012, in Washington. Olson, a former top-ranking State Department official is set to plead guilty for improperly helping a wealthy Gulf country try to influence U.S. policy and not disclosing on a government ethics form gifts he received from a disgraced political fundraiser. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Former top State official to plead guilty for helping Qatar

A former top-ranking State Department official is set to plead guilty for improperly helping a wealthy Gulf country try to influence U.S. policy and not disclosing on a government ethics form gifts he received from a disgraced political fundraiser

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