TSA officers wear protective masks at a security screening area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Monday, May 18, 2020, in SeaTac, Wash. Airlines say they are stepping up security on flights to Washington before next week’s inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Delta, United and Alaska airlines said Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 they will bar passengers flying to Washington from putting guns in checked bags. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Congressman wonders when DHS frontline employees will get vaccinated

In today’s Federal Newscast, House Homeland Security Committee Ranking Member John Katko (R-N.Y.) wants to know what the plan is for vaccinating frontline…

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At least 550 DHS employees have filled temporary volunteer assignments along southern border

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FILE - In this July 11, 2017 file photo, provided by the U.S. Navy, the USS Fitzgerald sits in dry dock in Yokosuka, Japan, to continue repairs and assess damage sustained from a June 17 collision with a cargo ship ran in the waters off of Japan. The Navy says it is filing negligent homicide charges against the commanders of two ships involved in fatal collisions last year. The charges are to be presented at what the military calls an Article 32 hearing, which will determine whether the accused are court martialed.  (Spc. 1st Class Leonard Adams/U.S. Navy via AP)

Navy will drop all charges against those facing court-martial trials for deadly collision

In today’s Federal Newscast, it appears the Navy will be dropping all charges against leadership involved in the USS Fitzgerald’s fatal collision with…

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Federal arbiters to cut down leave, telework days for HHS employees

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Services Impasses Panel sides mostly with management in a disputed between labor groups and the Health and Human…

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Senators hope to secure back pay for contractors affected by government shutdown

In today’s Federal Newscast, a group of nearly 40 senators are urging the appropriations committee to include back pay for federal contractors impacted by the last government shutdown, in an upcoming disaster relief package.

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