FILE - This Feb. 5, 2018, file photo shows the seal of the Board of Governors of the United States Federal Reserve System in the ground at the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington.  The Senate on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020,  narrowly confirmed the nomination of Christopher Waller for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, placing another of President Donald Trump’s picks on the Fed’s influential board after a string of high-profile rejections. The vote in favor of Waller’s appointment was 48-47. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Filling the Federal Reserve Board

You’d think for the way Congress appropriates the United States has unlimited money, and those trillions and trillions in debt are just academic. But budgetary…

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IRS tackles ‘new ground’ juggling stimulus payments with extended filing season

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IRS commissioner looks for hiring authority to onboard IT talent in weeks, not months

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Trump to nominate US Treasurer to replace McMahon as SBA head

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ILE - In this July 22, 2018 file photo, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a news conference at the G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank governors in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  The Treasury Department has issued new rules on foreign investments into American companies that will give the government more power to block foreign transactions on national security grounds. The rules represent the latest escalation in an intensifying economic conflict between the United States and China. (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello)

New bill asks Treasury Dept. to offer furloughed feds interest free loans

In today’s Federal Newscast, Representative TJ Cox’s (D-CA) first introduced legislation in Congress is meant to ease the financial hardship furloughed…

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President Donald Trump walks to speak to the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base en route to Philadelphia to attend the Army-Navy Football Game. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump scrambling to find new White House chief of staff

President Donald Trump’s top pick to serve as his next chief of staff is out of the running, and Trump is now soliciting input on at least four other people

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Postal task force seeks to remove USPS compensation from collective bargaining

The White House’s postal task force calls for rolling back collective bargaining rights for postal unions, and doesn’t look to undo the Postal Service’s obligation to pre-fund health benefits for future postal retirees. 

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