Office of Special Counsel

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The OSC investigative process: What to expect

Complaints filed with OSC are screened to determine whether the allegations are within OSC’s jurisdiction and, if so, whether further investigation is…

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Still a lot of work to do to gain the trust of VA whistleblowers

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An analysis of whistleblower retaliation claims at Veterans Affairs

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IG audit finds Treasury didn’t collect $472M in debts owed to 28 agencies

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A reminder for federal employees who itch to run for political office. Don’t.

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Flames rise from a pile of tree debris near the Bridge Crossing picnic grounds in Hatch Gulch Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, near Deckers, Colo. In Colorado, climate change means snow is not always on the ground when needed so that crews can safely burn off debris piles and vegetation to help keep future wildfires from becoming catastrophic. 
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Biden admin. worries climate change will take a toll on federal budgets for years to come

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Biden administration expects climate change’s toll on the federal government will become more expensive over time.

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The Old Post Office Pavilion Clock Tower, which remains open during the partial government shutdown, is seen above the Trump International Hotel, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

House Dems think GSA should break lease with Trump Org. after accounting flaws revealed

In today’s Federal Newscast, top Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee are calling on the General Services Administration to terminate…

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House-passed oversight package would expand federal employee whistleblower protections

The 174-page bill, which the House passed earlier this week along party lines, expands federal employee whistleblower protections and updates the 80-year-old Hatch Act. It will likely face a tough path forward in an equally divided Senate.

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