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IRS Seizures

If the IRS gets bigger, so should taxpayer protections

If the IRS gets all of the money Congress promised it over the next 10 years, its enforcement powers will grow, but taxpayers need some protection, as well.

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Elijah Cummings

Lawmakers say new agency communications policies violate whistleblower laws

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) said recent agency communications memos violate the Whistleblower…

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FILE - In this June 30, 2014 file photo, the Supreme Court building in Washington. The Supreme Court is taking up an important dispute over immigration that could affect millions of people who are living in the country illegally. The Obama administration is asking the justices in arguments Monday, April 18, 2016, to allow it to put in place two programs that could shield roughly 4 million people from deportation and make them eligible to hold a job in the U.S. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Supreme Court case opens door to major change in vendor oversight law

The nation’s highest court is hearing arguments over a False Claims Act lawsuit that could have long-term implications on federal contractors.

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OSC delivers New Year’s surprise on whistleblower rule

The Office of Special Counsel decided not to go forward with a proposed regulation that would have expanded the rights of contractors’ employees to submit complaints to OSC.

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