Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich., testifies before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee during a hearing to examine her nomination to be Secretary of Energy, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)

Energy Department restarting loan program for clean power

In today’s Federal Newscast, in one of her first moves as Energy Secretary, Jennifer Granholm is reviving one of the agency’s largest loan programs for…

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Presidential Rank Awards will return this year, OPM says

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Updated: Trump administration to cancel Presidential Rank Awards this year

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FILE - In this July 21, 2017 file photo, researchers look out from the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica as the sun sets over sea ice floating on the Victoria Strait along the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Studies show the Arctic is heating up twice as fast as the rest of the planet. Scientists are concerned because impacts of a warming Arctic may be felt elsewhere. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Arctic Research Commission director gets presidential award

Not many people go there, outside of the Alaskans that live nearby. But the Arctic region is of vital interest to the U.S.

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OPM answers some FAQ’s about surprise day off for feds

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management makes some clarifications about President Trump’s declared day off on Christmas Eve.

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You’ll be home for — and before — Christmas

Federal employees were given the day of Christmas Eve off this year—and they absolutely deserve it.

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