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

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives misclassified more than 90 administrative positions as law enforcement jobs — and provided special…

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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)

VA accountability office says it’s improved, but whistleblowers aren’t so sure

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After years of complaints, House committee considering changes to VA accountability office

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Congressional regulators voice concerns about Postal Service delivery standards

In today’s Federal Newscast, more than 130 House members tell the Postal Service they’re concerned with mail delivery standards ahead of the November…

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Politics at work: Even if you can, it’s a bad idea

Even if it doesn’t violate the Hatch Act, politics at the office is a bad idea.

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Court dismisses union lawsuit over OSC Hatch Act advice on impeachment

A federal district court has dismissed a lawsuit from the American Federation of Government Employees, which challenged a two-year-old advisory opinion from the Office of Special Counsel on the Hatch Act and its implications around impeachment.

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