AP/J. Scott ApplewhiteAndrew Saul listens during his confirmation hearing to be commissioner of the Social Security Administration, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Social Security nominee promises ‘top-to-bottom’ review of IT modernization plan

President Donald Trump’s pick to run the Social Security Administration says he’ll take a top-to-bottom look at the agency’s five-year IT modernization…

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House hearing on IRS commissioner boils down to ‘no evidence’

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Tougher security, more taxpayer transparency a ‘delicate balance’ at IRS

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Senators question federal payroll providers’ efforts to protect feds’ identities

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SSA nominee seeks to mend labor-management fences

Carolyn Watts Colvin, the nominee to be Social Security Administration commissioner, vowed to Senate lawmakers to soothe turbulent relations between the…

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Vacancy at patent office ‘untenable,’ senator says

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), the ranking member of the Finance Committee, is calling on President Barack Obama to nominate a permanent director for the U.S….

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IRS nominee Koskinen pledges to turn around employee morale, pushes for budget increase

John Koskinen, President Barack Obama’s pick to lead the embattled Internal Revenue Service, pledged to restore public trust in the agency following the recent uproar over revelations of purported political bias by IRS employees. Speaking before the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday morning, Koskinen also said he’d work to turn around the declining employee morale.

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