Bureau of Land Management

The Montana Mountains loom over Thacker Pass in northern Nevada, July 14, 2021. A federal judge on Friday, July 23, has denied environmentalists' request for a court order temporarily blocking the government from digging trenches for archaeological surveys at a mine planned near the Nevada-Oregon line with the biggest known U.S. deposit of lithium. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

How the Bureau of Land Management will transform acres and acres, of paper, that is

The Nevada office of the Bureau of Land Management has so many paper records, they’d probably cover the land the agency manages.

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Vacancies persist after BLM relocation drove experienced, diverse employees from agency, GAO finds

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Interior will move BLM headquarters, senior officials back to DC

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In this May 14, 2021, photo provided by the High Desert Museum, U.S. Forest Service firefighters carry out a prescribed burn on the grounds of the High Desert Museum, near Bend, Oregon. The prescribed burn is part of a massive effort in wildlands across the West to prepare for a fire season that follows the worst one on record. (Kyle Kosma/High Desert Museum via AP)

Biden expands pay, hiring for federal firefighters, but union warns it’s not enough

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/SeanPavonePhotoWashington, D.C. skyline with highways and monuments.

After pandemic telework, are agency relocations dead?

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(AP Photo/Mike Groll)FILE - This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table at a job fair in Hudson, N.Y. Middle-age white Americans with limited education are increasingly dying younger, on average, than other middle-age U.S. adults, a trend driven by their dwindling economic opportunities, research by two Princeton University economists has found. The economists, Anne Case and Angus Deaton, argue in a paper released Thursday, March 23, 2017, that the loss of steady middle-income jobs for those with high school degrees or less has triggered broad problems for this group. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

With Biden’s 2022 budget, civilian agencies are due for a hiring spree

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David Bernhardt

Interior long planned for BLM relocation, but leasing cost concerns weren’t the driving factor

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Patrick Leahy, Dianne Feinstein

Senator pushing to help USCIS avoid furloughs

In today’s Federal Newscast, the top Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee is calling for another delay to employee furloughs at U.S. Citizenship…

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This Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, W.Va., is seen on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced at a news conference Tuesday, that Reta Mays, 46, of Harrison County, W.Va., a former nursing assistant at the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Clarksburg, W.Va., pled guilty to murder and assault in the deaths of eighth veterans under her care in federal court in Clarksburg, W.Va., Tuesday, July 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

VA employees say they’ve faced racism on the job

In today’s Federal Newscast, an AFGE conducted survey of VA members finds nearly 1,000 employees say racism has made their jobs more difficult.

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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, attendees walk past a display for 5G services from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. Chinese tech giant Huawei says its 2019 sales rose 19.1% over a year earlier despite U.S. sanctions that hampered its smartphone and network equipment businesses. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

Time nears for federal contractors to dump Chinese companies

In today’s Federal Newscast, contractors need to meet a provision in the 2019 Defense authorization bill to not use equipment from Huawei and ZTE.

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