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Former top EPA official turned whistleblower is suing the agency for retaliation

In today’s Federal Newscast, a former top political aide to ex-EPA administrator Scott Pruitt claims EPA violated his free speech and due process rights…

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The moon rises over the North Portico of the White House in Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, in Washington. With the bang of a gavel, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff will open the hearings into President Donald Trump's pressure on Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden's family. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Most dangerous jobs: Are you on the list?

While there are some really dangerous federal jobs, including law enforcement officers, firefighters and prison personnel, even the 9-to-5 office positions…

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FILE - This Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, file photo shows the White House in Washington.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Downsizing your pay/pension for life

In what’s become the administration’s evergreen budget plan, the White House has again proposed that federal workers kick in more of their salary toward…

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FILE- In this June 15, 2018, file photo, twenty dollar bills are counted in North Andover, Mass. Default on your federal student loans and the government can take up to 15 percent of each paycheck to satisfy your debt. The Education Department can also withhold federal benefits like tax returns and Social Security payments. Garnishment is an effective tool to recoup unpaid loans, private collection agencies enlisted by the Education Department took in over $841.6 million  via wage garnishment in the 2018 fiscal year, but it inflicts serious financial strain on borrowers who are already struggling. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Time to rethink federal pay and benefits

No one gets paid what they deserve. But everyone deserves a little stability.

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