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Merrick Garland

Agencies need to do more to break down language barriers, DOJ says

The Justice Department gave agencies 180 days to provide an update on their progress toward making services and resources more accessible to individuals…

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FILE - The U.S. Capitol in Washington is pictured on Friday, August 5, 2022. Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, a compromise less ambitious than Biden’s original domestic vision but one that still meets party goals of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib, File)

Bill to prevent Schedule F from resurfacing advances out of House committee

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File - Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing, May 10, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. will close the last avenue for Russia to pay back its billions in debt to international investors on Wednesday, making a Russian default on its debts for the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution all but inevitable. The Treasury Department said in a notification Tuesday that it does not plan to renew the license to allow Russia to keep paying its debtholders through American banks. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP, File)

Yellen memo calls for IRS modernization to help ID tax evasion schemes perpetrated by top earners

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White House wants agencies to increase, improve collection of LGBTQ data

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Kelly Mack

Some members of the Interior Dept. will have an opportunity for remote work

In today’s Federal Newscast, some Interior Department employees will see their remote work options expand.

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Agencies take action to improve federal services for transgender Americans

On Transgender Day of Visibility, the White House announced agency actions to improve federal services and customer experience for LGBTQ+ Americans.

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A critical Census Bureau program is in trouble, and how it might be fixed

The Census Bureau might be best known for the every-ten-year count. But its American Community Survey is also a vital instrument for planners and researchers throughout the United States. The ACS is in trouble thanks in part to declining response rates and the pandemic.

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