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Noise from Capitol Hill is starting to sound like a broken record

Federal Drive with Tom Temin got the latest from Bloomberg Government Deputy News Director Loren Duggan.

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For federal accessibility managers, adding ‘A’ to new DEIA initiative is a welcome change

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Chairman Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., speaks during a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 22, 2021, to consider the nominees for Postal Service Governors Anton Hajjar, Amber McReynolds, and Ronald Stroman, along with Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

After years of historic absences, Biden’s MSPB nominees face their first test

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this May 18, 2020, file photo, Transportation Security Administration officers wear protective masks at a security screening area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. The Biden administration says it is moving to increase the pay and union rights for security screeners at the nation’s airports. The Department of Homeland Security directed the acting head of the TSA to come up with a plan within 90 days to raise the pay of the screeners and expand their rights to collective bargaining.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

20 years after 9/11, TSA officers renew calls for higher pay

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

New court rulings raise bar for evidence needed to fire VA employees

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Long-awaited federal employee whistleblower protections advance in key House committee

The House Oversight and Reform Committee on Tuesday advanced two bills aimed, in part, at addressing the impacts of the four-year lack of quorum at the…

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Can the federal workforce work both at-will and non-politically?

The old question persists. Why should it be so difficult to remove underperforming federal employees?

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Biden at last announces two MSPB nominees, enough to restore a quorum

President Joe Biden has nominated Raymond Limon, chief human capital officer at the Interior Department, and federal employment attorney Cathy Harris to fill vacant seats at the Merit Systems Protection Board.

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