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.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)In this April 7, 2021 photo, a senior receives the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at the Aaron E. Henry Community Health Service Center, in Clarksdale, Miss. Medicare will require nursing homes to report COVID-19 vaccination rates for residents and staff, the government said Tuesday, in what officials hope will become an incentive to keep giving shots even as the worst ravages of the pandemic ease in facilities across the land.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Federal employees can get time off if they have reaction to COVID-19 vaccine

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new Government Accountability Office report finds that the Defense Department is relying too much on GPS.

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On day 1, Biden issues mask mandate for federal employees, reinstates diversity training

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/Kiyoshi TannoWashington DC/USA Mar 25 2019/Signboard of United States Department of Veterans Affairs(VA).The VA stands in front of Lafayette Square Park in the north of the White House.

Former VA CHCO steered $5M training and development contract to friends, IG says

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Inspectors general on shaky ground after fast dismissals

Could all of this have a chilling effect on the willingness of other agencies to issue unflattering reports?

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Procurement rules can trip up agencies in emergencies, but permissions exist

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Amend the Hatch Act and restore federal workers’ First Amendment rights

While the intent of the Hatch Act provisions restricting federal workers may be sound, the result is, in effect, muzzling many federal workers and depriving them of their First Amendment rights

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