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

Democrats and Republicans are united on the need for change at the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection, but they don’t yet agree on how…

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Congress has the power of the purse, some say it should use it

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OPM nominee insists past rhetoric is behind him, says discrimination has no place in government

John Gibbs, the president’s latest pick to lead the Office of Personnel Management, spent much of his nomination hearing Wednesday trying to reassure senators…

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POTUS pick to lead OPM accused of ‘lacking commitment to federal merit system’

President Trump’s pick to lead the Office of Personnel Management is accused of ‘lacking commitment to federal merit system,” one of D.C.’s industry experts…

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POGO: Existing whistleblower protections may not always protect policy dissent

Several federal agencies operate so-called dissent channels for employees can express disagreement with policies or policy proposals. But a watchdog group said they’re rarely used.

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