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Details on how the census actually causes distribution of federal funds

How often have you heard it said: The census count determines how much federal money a state, county or city will get. Data analysis by the Project on…

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Food Stamps

These USDA employees modernized an old program so poor Americans could eat better

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Tighter quarters could be coming to your agency

In today’s Federal Newscast, 24 agencies plan to consolidate their office space in the coming years according to the Government Accountability Office.

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Numbers tell the government story, sort of

Sometimes the federal government seems like a kaleidoscope of numbers when it comes to its budgeting.

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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2016, file photo an iPhone is seen in Washington. Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation say complaints of such searches have spiked recently. Americans have protection under the Fourth Amendment from unreasonable search and seizure. A police officer, for example, must obtain a warrant from a judge before searching a suspect's phone. But the U.S. border is a legal grey zone. Border agents have long had the right to search travelers' physical luggage without a warrant, and that interpretation has been expanded to include digital devices. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

CBP searched through record number of electronic devices in 2017

In today’s Federal Newscast, Customs and Border Protection says it reviewed over 30 thousand electronic devices last year, while also announcing changes its making to the search process.

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