Dick Durbin

FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 file photo, an aerial view of the vacant Thomson Correctional Center is seen in Thomson, Ill., before that state sold it to the Bureau of Prisons. An inmate was killed Thursday, March 5, 2020, after being beaten inside the USP Thomson high-security federal prison in Illinois. That's according to two people familiar with the matter who spoke to The Associated Press on Friday. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Happy New Year! Now take this 25% pay cut

A special retention pay authority the Justice department used to retain certain Bureau of Prisons employees expires in a few days. This affects employees…

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Senate ups R&D spending in defense appropriations bill, battle still brewing on wall funding

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DoD’s Kendall reassures lawmakers about vendor cybersecurity

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Latest: GSA IG makes a ‘criminal referral’ to Justice

General Services Administration Inspector General Brian Miller told senators on Wednesday his office had made a criminal referral to the Justice Department…

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NTEU warns against the loss of IRS jobs, revenue

The union that represents IRS workers is ramping up a public campaign in hopes of convincing voters that the loss of 4,000 tax collectors and agents would…

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