Tim Kaine

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo traffic along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington streaks past the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters building. A former FBI lawyer was sentenced to probation for altering a document the Justice Department relied on during its surveillance of a Donald Trump aide during the Russia investigation. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

Future FBI headquarters coming to Greenbelt, Maryland, GSA decides

A decade-long disagreement over where to build a new headquarters for the FBI is now settled. Federal officials confirmed Wednesday night that the General…

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OPM aims to ‘clarify, reinforce’ protections against Schedule F, but some experts say it won’t be enough

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Revived bills would alter feds’ payment obligations during shutdowns, federal first responders’ pensions

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Drew Friedman, Federal News NetworkAFGE FAIR Act union rally

Hundreds of employees rally behind 8.7% proposed federal pay raise

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Democrats revive anti-Schedule F bill, with a few tweaks and a new name

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) reintroduced bicameral legislation to prevent presidential administrations from reclassifying federal…

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Virginia lawmakers make final, non-partisan pitch for new FBI HQ in their state

In today’s Federal Newscast: Powerful Virginia lawmakers, of all stripes, are making a final pitch to land the new FBI HQ in their state. Some GOP Congressmen…

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., is interviewed about the Relay, an electric autonomous vehicle, in Fairfax, Va., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. The future of transportation arrived in northern Virginia, looking like a big blue toaster on wheels that can seat six and drive itself through the region’s notorious traffic.  State and local officials debuted the Relay system Thursday, an all-electric, autonomous vehicle that will provide free shuttle rides back and forth from the Dunn Loring Metrorail stop to the bustling Mosaic District in Fairfax County, Va.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Language to block future Schedule F absent from compromise version of NDAA

Though the compromise version of the 2023 NDAA removes language preventing a revival of Schedule F, the bill includes provisions to expand workers’ compensation for federal firefighters and create an online directory of political appointees.

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