Interior Department

FILE - In this March 2, 2020, file photo, birds take off from a marsh in the Tulelake National Wildlife Refuge in the Klamath Basin along the Oregon-California border. One of the worst droughts in memory in the massive agricultural region straddling the California-Oregon border could mean steep cuts to irrigation water for hundreds of farmers this summer to sustain endangered fish species critical to local tribes. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which oversees water allocations in the federally owned Klamath Project, is expected to announce this week how the season's water will be divvied up after delaying the decision a month. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus, File)

At Interior, human capital data drives people and mission

The Interior Department’s focus on human capital data analysis is born out of an effort to strategically align and support priorities of the department….

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A firefighters works to stop a wildfire in Gouveia, in the Serra da Estrela mountain range, in Portugal on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. Authorities in Portugal said Thursday they had brought under control a wildfire that for almost two weeks raced through pine forests in the Serra da Estrela national park, but later in the day a new fire started and threatened Gouveia. (AP Photo/Joao Henriques)

Despite massive bipartisanship, a pay raise for federal wildland firefighters is still at risk

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After walking down a gravel road to do recon on a fire cresting into the trees, a wildland firefighter grimaces as he walks back to his crew on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, at the Bedrock Fire north of Lenore, Idaho. Lenore is about 30 miles east of Lewiston, Idaho. (Pete Caster/Lewiston Tribune via AP)

White House asks Congress to keep firefighters from falling off the pay cliff

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Bot brigade marching through Interior to accelerate digital transformation

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Rep. Andy Kim (D-N.J.) speaks to reporters in front of the Capitol building about workforce challenges for federal wildland firefighters. Photo by Drew Friedman, Federal News Network.

15 weeks until federal firefighters face ‘pay cliff,’ warn Forest Service, Interior officials

With an early start to wildfire season already underway, agency officials warn major attrition of federal wildland firefighters is coming, unless there…

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Data error exposes personnel info from several agencies to 22 HR employees

In today’s Federal Newscast: Disabled veterans will soon see a cost-of-living adjustment in their benefits. In January, a data error exposed the personnel…

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New analysis says some federal agency workforces have not fully recovered from previous administration

In today’s Federal Newscast, almost half of all CFO Act agencies have fewer employees today than in 2010.

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