Congress, employee groups ramp up pressure to block Schedule F executive order

House Democrats, good government groups and federal employee associations are urging congressional appropriators to include language blocking the president’s…

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2020 roundup: Most key lawmakers for feds keep congressional seats

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Union, lawmakers attempt to block Schedule F executive order through new lawsuit, legislation

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Congressional regulators voice concerns about Postal Service delivery standards

In today’s Federal Newscast, more than 130 House members tell the Postal Service they’re concerned with mail delivery standards ahead of the November…

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FILE - In this April 23, 2020 file image from video, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. New York's primary election ended with uncertainty Tuesday night, June 23, 2020, over the outcomes of several of New York congressional races featuring young insurgents. Maloney was neck and neck with challenger Suraj Patel, who ran against her in the 2018 primary. (House Television via AP)

House bill calls for increased federal whistleblower protections

In today’s Federal Newscast, House Democrats make a significant push to improve whistleblower protection rights for federal employees.

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Amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19, census worker Ken Leonard wears a mask as he mans a U.S. Census walk-up counting site set up for Hunt County in Greenville, Texas, Friday, July 31, 2020. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Worries about 2020 census’ accuracy grow with cut schedule

The U.S. Census Bureau is cutting its schedule for data collection for the 2020 census a month short

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