Secret Service

Secret Service needs more employees, stronger retention practices, NAPA panel finds

Dismal engagement scores in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey prompted Secret Service leadership to engage the National Academy of Public Administration….

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)A concrete pump frames the Capitol Dome during renovations and repairs to Lower Senate Park on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 18, 2021. President Joe Biden hopes to pass a massive national infrastructure plan by this summer but Democrats and Republicans in Congress appear divided over his proposal for $2.3 trillion in spending to upgrade the nation's crumbling infrastructure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

What Congress is considering for your agency in the week ahead

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No printing from home? Agencies unaccustomed to telework navigate culture change

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This Sept. 18, 2019, photo shows the view of the U.S. Capitol building from the Washington Monument in Washington. The federal deficit for the 2019 budget year is expected to have soared to near $1 trillion, up more than $200 billion from last year and the largest such gap in seven years. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Ups, downs and other major highlights from Trump’s 2021 budget request

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Agencies facing reorganization, relocation suffer major drops on Best Places to Work rankings

Though the latest Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings show the resiliency of agencies in the face of a tumultuous 2019, they also point…

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Trump admin. looking to make it easier for federal employees to stop paying union dues

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Labor Relations Authority and OPM said a 2018 Supreme Court decision opens up existing law to a new interpretation.

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House lawmakers probe facial recognition programs following CBP contractor data breach

A top Customs and Border Protection official said an investigation into a subcontractor’s handling of images taken of travelers crossing the U.S.-Mexico could result in criminal or civil charges.

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