Bill Branson

Some agencies are super positive about telework. How long will it last?

Individual agencies have extolled the benefits of telework and are rethinking their workforce policies to evolve with the times. But will the entire federal…

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Telework may be the recruitment and retention solution agencies — and Congress — are looking for

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

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FILE - In this June 17, 2016 file photo, U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., speaks to the new Oklahoma Highway Patrol Officers during their graduation ceremony in Edmond, Okla. Lankford and Oklahoma's four incumbent GOP U.S. House members who face challengers in this year's general election all have massive fundraising advantages and are heavy favorites in next month's general election. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Lankford: Time to ‘reinvent the wheel’ on telework in federal workforce

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In this Feb. 5, 2016, photo, a mail clerk at the Wynne Unit of the Texas prison system makes her way through a box of letters for inmates in Huntsville, Texas. Every piece of mail is checked for contraband, like drugs hidden under stamps, or messages or words in correspondence that suggest violence or escape plans, as well as attempts by convicts to profit from some enterprise or business while behind bars. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

USPS reduces morning office time for letter carriers for ‘more consistent delivery’

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Commission describes dire need for federal recruitment and hiring changes, but will Congress act?

Out of 164 recommendations the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service made recently to Congress, federal recruitment, hiring and…

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IT modernization

Federal CIO Kent sees a bigger opening to push for IT modernization

A lawmaker on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management, asked 10 agencies about…

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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)

House, Senate lawmakers urge USPS to reassess expected losses from coronavirus

A surge in package revenue from April has led to the top Republicans in the House and Senate oversight committees to ask USPS to reassess their projections.

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