In this Wednesday, May 6, 2020, photo, United States Postal Service carrier Henrietta Dixon gets into her truck to deliver mail in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

USPS forecasts push back timeline of when it expects to run out of cash

The new forecast predicts the Postal Service can weather the coronavirus pandemic better than what the agency first told congressional committees in April….

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Helpful guidance or ‘bureaucratic abuse?’ Implementation is key for Trump’s new executive orders

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House oversight committee approves ‘ban the box’ bill for agencies, contractors

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GAO ticks DoD supply chain management, weather satellite data gaps off high-risk list

The Government Accountability Office has taken two items off its high-risk list, a governmentwide inventory of programs that put agencies on-notice about…

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In this Aug. 7, 2018, photo, Mark Robbins, the sole member of the Merit Systems Protection Board, walks through the supply closet, pointing to boxes full of cases, in his office in Washington. Robbins reads through federal workplace disputes, analyzes the cases, marks them with notes and logs his legal opinions. He then passes them along to nobody. He’s the only member of a three-member board that legally can’t operate until the president and Congress give him at least one colleague.  (AP Photo/Juliet Linderman)

Senate forces ‘first’ for MSPB as the agency loses all members

Merit Systems Protection Board has lost all members now, after the Senate on Thursday failed to take up legislation that would have extended the holdover…

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In this Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 photo medicated High Chew edibles are shown on display and offered for sale at the cannabis-themed Kushstock Festival at Adelanto, Calif. Utah lawmaker Sen. Jim Dabakis drove to Las Vegas and tried marijuana for the first time ahead of an upcoming vote on a proposition that would legalize the medical use of marijuana in his state for individuals with qualifying medical conditions. Salt Lake City TV station KUTV reports Dabakis wanted to try cannabis before the vote. Dabakis selected an edible gummy bear for the test, saying legislators should at least try marijuana before it's up for vote next month. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Federal employees can still be fired for accidentally eating marijuana edibles

In today’s Federal Newscast, a federal court rules against an employee appealing his removal when he failed a drug test, after he says he accidentally ate a pot brownie.

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