(AP Photo/John Bazemore)A Transportation Security Administration employee helps air travelers submit their bags for inspection at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Is the General Schedule the best way to raise pay, morale for TSA workers?

There’s bipartisan consensus transportation security officers are underpaid, but Congress can’t yet agree on the best path for raising TSA salaries.

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Lawmakers alarmed by high COVID-19 vaccine refusal rate at BOP workforce

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DoD improves oversight over private military housing, but with new costs to taxpayers

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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy (Kim Walker/Elon University via AP)In this March 1, 2017 photo, Elon Trustee Louis DeJoy is honored with Elon's Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership in Elon. N.C. DeJoy, a Republican fundraiser and prolific political donor from North Carolina, will be the next postmaster general. DeJoy of Greensboro, a close ally of President Donald Trump, was the unanimous pick of the U.S. Postal Service's Board of Governors, which made the announcement. 
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USPS warns staff of temporary mail delays as it cuts ‘soaring’ delivery costs

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St. Elizabeths Center Building Rendering (Source: Goody Clancy)

Federal building projects move forward in FY 2021 spending bill draft

The House Appropriations Committee’s draft spending bill sets aside $6 billion to modernize federal buildings and moves the Department of Homeland Security…

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(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)federal pay raise

2020 isn’t much fun. So let’s talk about your 2021 federal pay raise instead.

The president is already planning for a 1% federal pay raise for civilian employees for 2021, but Congress may — if it has time — pass its own proposal…

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie speaks during a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 28, 2020, on the Department of Veterans Affairs response to COVID-19. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

VA says employees have masks and coronavirus tests, but Congress sees inconsistencies

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said VA’s supply of masks and personal protective equipment is stronger and at a more comfortable place today than it was at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, when austerity measures were in place for employees.

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