(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Shalanda Young testifies during a Senate Budget Committee hearing to examine her nomination to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

OMB nominees pledge to break down federal hiring barriers

President Joe Biden’s choices to lead the Office of Management and Budget described several top priorities at their nomination hearing on Thursday, including…

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Senate appropriators propose federal pay freeze for civilian employees in 2021

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With improved financial outlook, USCIS buys more time to avoid employee furloughs

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DoD plan to classify spending plans gets thumbs down from almost everyone

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More immigration judges, consolidation color DOJ 2020 budget request

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Senators seek information on FBI cell tracking

Leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday
they were seeking answers from the Obama administration about federal law
enforcement’s use…

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Senate Judiciary approves bill to codify ‘presumption of openness’

Senate committee lawmakers voted to send a manager’s amendment to the Freedom of Information Act Improvement Act to the full body for consideration. The…

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Senate passes bill to improve embassy security

By voice vote, the Senate passed the bipartisan measure that would give the department the authority to use surplus funds that are no longer needed in Iraq, where the United States has scaled back operations. The bill now goes to the House.

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