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After USDA Antideficiency Act violation, lawmakers push bill for more relocation oversight

Although USDA met its obligations to notify Congress about a transfer of funds to support NIFA’s relocation, the department did not meet the same requirements…

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE- In this Dec. 27, 2018, file photo the Capitol Dome is seen from the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington during a partial government shutdown. On Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

With judge’s recent decision, employees can pursue long fight for 2018 shutdown pay

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Federal employee health programs are ‘essential services’ during future shutdowns, OPM says

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USDAJohnie Jenkins, right, is a scientist at the Agricultural Research Service.

Relocation plans haven’t changed after IG report, USDA tells employees

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United States Department of Agriculture employee Lori Lodato, of Wilmington, Mass., display placards during a rally by federal employees and supporters, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in front of the Statehouse in Boston, held to call for an end of the partial shutdown of the federal government. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Nearly 10,000 NTEU bargaining members opt into union’s shutdown lawsuit

At least 10,000 federal employees from National Treasury Employees Union bargaining units have opted into one of the union’s government shutdown lawsuits.

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SBA says it’s back in business after shutdown stall

The 35-day partial government shutdown presented different challenges for federal agencies but the Small Business Administration is back to operating at…

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In this Nov. 1, 2018, photo released by the U.S. Army, soldiers surveil the area during a combined joint patrol in Manbij, Syria. The United States’ main ally in Syria on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, rejected President Donald Trump’s claim that Islamic State militants have been defeated and warned that the withdrawal of American troops would lead to a resurgence of the extremist group. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Zoe Garbarino via AP)

Judge rules all-male military draft is unconstitutional

In today’s Federal Newscast, after the National Coalition for Men sued, a federal district judge ruled in its favor, saying forcing only men to register for the Selective Service is unfair.

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