Dr. Manjul Shukla transfers Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at a mobile vaccination clinic in Worcester, Mass. As the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of the omicron variant, doctors across the country are experiencing a more imminent crisis with a delta variant that is sending record numbers of people to the hospital in New England and the Midwest. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Appeals court deals another blow to contractor vaccine mandate

In a 2-1 decision, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals worried there’d be no limit to a president’s authority over contractor employees if the government…

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FILE - DeMarcus Hicks, a recent graduate of nursing school who is working as a contractor with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, gives a person a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, Dec. 20, 2021, on the first day of a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Federal Way, Wash.  The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Jan. 7, 2022, on challenges to whether the Biden administration can order millions of workers at private companies and health care employees be vaccinated for COVID-19. Until the court rules, millions of workers face a patchwork of requirements depending on where they live. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Federal judge rejects Oklahoma lawsuit over National Guard vaccine mandate

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Long lasting complications from the 2013, 2018 government shutdowns

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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)A postal worker loads a delivery vehicle at the United States Post Office in Cranberry Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Vendor on USPS vehicle contract shortlist ends bid protest over award

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Court keeps Amazon’s JEDI challenge intact, dealing blow to DoD, Microsoft

The ruling by the Court of Federal Claims means Amazon will be allowed to present evidence that the multi-billion dollar award to Microsoft was tainted…

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(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)FILE- In this Dec. 14, 2017, file photo, boxes for sorted mail are stacked at the main post office in Omaha, Neb. A task force created by President Donald Trump to evaluate ways to stem billions of dollars in losses at the U.S. Postal Service is suggesting a range of options, including proposals that could significantly boost the cost of sending non-essential mail. The report recommended that the Postal Service develop a new pricing model that would remove current price caps and charge market-based prices for both mail and packages that were not deemed to be “essential postal services.”. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Judge rules USPS can move ‘limited’ mail-sorting machines to improve service

A federal judge is allowing USPS to move a “limited” number of high-speed mail-sorting machines between facilities and decommission outdated machines.

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Legal group files lawsuit challenging disability retirement for Sailors and Marines

Federal Drive with Tom Temin got the latest from the Executive Director of the National Veterans Legal Services Program, Bart Stichman.

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