Merrick Garland

Members of the Maine National Guard arrive for orientation an empty wing at Central Maine Medical Center, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, in Lewiston, Maine. The Guard will work as nursing assistants, helping to open a swing bed unit of the hospital that has been closed due to a nursing shortage. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

National Guard members can unionize if and when they’re called up by governors

In today’s Federal Newscast, National Guard members on state duty can now unionize, thanks to a new Justice Department agreement.

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Adam HannaAdam Hanna, assistant U.S. attorney in the Southern District of Illinois, and co-chair of the compensation committee of the National Association of Assistant U.S. Attorneys

One crucial group at the Justice Department isn’t happy with the return-to-the-office plan

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FILE - Michael Carvajal, director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing examining issues facing prisons and jails during the coronavirus pandemic on Capitol Hill in Washington, on June 2, 2020. Carvajal is resigning amid increasing scrutiny over his leadership in the wake of Associated Press reporting that uncovered widespread problems at the agency, including a recent story detailing serious misconduct involving correctional officers. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Pool via AP, File)

US prisons director resigning after crises-filled tenure

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(C-Wallace/ATF photo)

ATF misclassified jobs, improperly paid out law enforcement benefits, audit finds

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Merrick Garland

Senate confirms Merrick Garland to be US attorney general

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkLoren Duggan Bloomberg Government

Congress is delving deep into some nitty-gritty governmental issues

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Merrick Garland

Biden to name Judge Merrick Garland as attorney general

President-elect Joe Biden has selected a federal appeals court judge, Merrick Garland, as his attorney general

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