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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. The IRS provided poor customer service during this year's tax filing season as taxpayers struggled with a rise in identity theft and complications related to President Barack Obama’s health law, a government watchdog said Wednesday. A new report by the National Taxpayer Advocate says the IRS has been hampered by budget cuts. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS discontinuing incentive payments for employees who go into office

In today’s Federal Newscast, the IRS will no longer be giving employees 10-25% pay increase for going into the office during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sen. Martin HeinrichAnne-Marie Fennell, Government Accountability Office

GAO: National park and forest employees left without adequate safety plans

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Federal employee unions rally against Trump’s workforce executive orders

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In this June 12, 2018, photo, U.S. Forest Service scientist Paul Schaberg stands beside a healthy red spruce tree growing on Mount Mansfield in Stowe, Vt. Schaberg is co-author of a new study that found that the tree species, once heavily damaged by acid rain, is rebounding in five Northeast states due to stricter air pollution regulations and a changing climate. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)

Forest Service hasn’t changed its National Environmental Policy Act compliance since ’90s

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USDAJob Corps Civilian Conservation Centers, Forest Service, USDA

USDA reverses plan to close Job Corps centers ‘for the time being’

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First look at new ideas to modernize Congress

In today’s Federal Newscast, the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress approved its first round of recommendations.

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Forest Service

Forest Service RIF targets 1K jobs, moving Job Corps program to Labor Dept.

The Forest Service notified staff Friday about an upcoming reduction in force (RIF) and announced its decision to move its Job Corps Civilian Conservation…

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This undated photo provided by the U.S. National Park Service shows vehicle tracks beyond a sign banning vehicles in the North Panamint dry lake area during the recent federal government shutdown in an area of Death Valley National Park, Calif. National parks across the United States are scrambling to clean up and repair damage caused by visitors and storms during the government shutdown while bracing for another possible closure ahead of the usually busy President's Day weekend. (National Park Service via AP)

Interior faces questions on reorg, NPS backlog during budget hearing

The Interior Department’s proposed 2020 budget would devote $28 million to reorganization DOI its offices into 12 regions based on watersheds, versus eight bureaus and 49 regions.

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