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For USDA, advancing DEIA means making long-term, internal changes

After considering feedback from employees, stakeholders and others, USDA released its final strategic plan to advance diversity, equity, inclusion and…

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Biden’s pick to lead NARA eyes veterans’ request backlog, agency digitization deadline

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The sun shines on the dome of Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Senate Dems ‘pushing to follow suit’ after House passes bill to block any future Schedule F

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FILE - The U.S. Capitol in Washington is pictured on Friday, August 5, 2022. Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, a compromise less ambitious than Biden’s original domestic vision but one that still meets party goals of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib, File)

Bill to prevent Schedule F from resurfacing advances out of House committee

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President Joe Biden speaks at the Arnaud C. Marts Center on the campus of Wilkes University, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden officially plans 4.6% average pay raise for federal employees in 2023

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/fotostok_pdv)Close up of female hands counting US dollar banknotes at the table in front a laptop computer. Woman accountant with money and notebook.

Breaking down a few key recommendations from the Federal Salary Council

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DEIA working group aims for more ‘comprehensive’ IG research

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VA set to grow its health care workforce with new pay incentives after Biden signs PACT Act

The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to grow its health care workforce with new pay incentives and retain the in-demand employees it already has,…

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Lisa Meincke of Arlington Heights prepares herself to receive her first COVID-19 vaccination administered by National Guard personal Erika O'Meara of Scott Air Force base at Triton College, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, in River Grove, Ill. This was opening day for the mass vaccinations sponsored by the Cook County Department of Public Health. (Mark Welsh/Daily Herald via AP)

Pentagon loosens some of its COVID-19 restrictions

Also in today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service expects to raise mail prices in January 2023.

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FILE - Framed by the Manhattan skyline, electricians with IBEW Local 3 install solar panels on top of the Terminal B garage at LaGuardia Airport, Nov. 9, 2021, in the Queens borough of New York. President Joe Biden is promising “strong executive action” to combat climate change, despite dual setbacks that have restricted his ability to regulate carbon emissions and boost clean energy such as wind and solar power. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Environmental spending bill tees up multi-year federal hiring, training investments

The Inflation Reduction Act would give the Postal Service $1.29 billion to purchase electric vehicles, and $975 million to GSA to support emerging sustainable technologies.

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