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The case of a dismissed VA chaplain shows how long it can take to resolve an appealed firing.

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Breaking down a few key recommendations from the Federal Salary Council

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New locality-pay adjustments will impact thousands of federal workers

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Night falls at the the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, with the deadline to fund the government approaching. Republicans in the Senate are poised to stall a must-pass funding bill as they force a debate on rolling back the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandates for some workers. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Some members of Congress are working to make things more civil, in a Congress that works better

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(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lake Fultz) SAN DIEGO (Dec. 28, 2021) Machinist’s Mate (Nuclear) 1st Class Kayla Matos, from Brooklyn, N.Y., receives a COVID-19 booster shot in the hangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Though not mandatory, the Navy recommends all Navy personnel receive the COVID-19 vaccine booster. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lake Fultz) 211228-N-DN347-1008

Navy appeals court decision barring punishment for SEALs who refused vaccine

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Yes it got an infrastructure bill passed, but Congress still has a lot of work to do

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TRICARE drug prices will rise next year, and in the foreseeable future

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. A complaint filed with the IRS alleges that a conservative group is violating its nonpartisan and nonprofit status by using a voter data system linked to the Republican party. The complaint is against the American Legislative Exchange Council. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS could raise $200B in revenue, double its workforce under Biden spending plan

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(Bill Clark/Pool via AP)Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., talks with Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., before a House Oversight and Reform Committee regarding the on Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)

Paid leave expansion for federal employees advances after contentious committee debate

The Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees Act expands paid time off to all federal workers, allowing them up to 12 weeks to recover from a personal…

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Douglas Holtz-Eakin

The writers of this century-old law might not recognize how it is actually followed

The Budget and Accounting Act set up the system by which presidents proposed budgets to Congress a century ago. But does the current process reflect that…

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Senate Democrats reach $3.5T budget agreement

The accord marks a major step in the party’s push to meet Biden’s goal of bolstering an economy that was ravaged by the pandemic and setting it on course for long-term growth.

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