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3:23 pm, December 18, 2014

Jolie Lee Reports

Jolie Lee is a web editor and general assignment reporter at Federal News Radio.

FDA proposes more transparency of enforcement data

The Food and Drug Administration wants the public to comment on eight draft proposals aimed at making the agency's enforcement data more "accessible and user-friendly," according to a release.

Monday - 10/03/2011, 02:09pm EDT

IG: Justice cyber operations slow to report incidents, lacking critical info

The Justice Department drags its feet when reporting cyber incidents and does not have cyber incident reports from all of its departments, according to an Office of the Inspector General report.

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 02:51pm EDT

White House honors early career scientists

President Obama awarded to 94 researchers the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 01:24pm EDT

Analysis: Budget stalemate is centered on 'tiddlywinks' amount

The Senate failed to pass a continuing resolution Friday over an issue that amounts to "tiddlywinks," said Steven Dennis, Senate reporter for CQ Roll Call.

Monday - 09/26/2011, 06:31pm EDT
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Berry: Debt proposals won't dampen feds' giving spirit

Berry said he thinks feds will continue to donate at high levels in future drives, despite a two-year pay freeze and other proposals that could cut their pay and benefits

Wednesday - 09/21/2011, 04:51pm EDT
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Cool Jobs: The Global Lawyer

Peter Roudik is the director of the 20-person staff of the Global Legal Research Center at the Library of Congress. The center serves all three branches of the government when they have inquiries about international laws.

Monday - 09/19/2011, 02:01am EDT
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GAO investigates workers' comp abuses

The Government Accountability Office is accepting anonymous reports of workers' compensation abuses by federal employees as part of an investigation into fraud in the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA).

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 01:44pm EDT

Increases in federal workers' comp pass House committee

A bill to modernize the federal workers compensation program unanimously cleared a House committee.

Wednesday - 07/13/2011, 05:44pm EDT

Defense Deputy Secretary Lynn to step down

William Lynn is stepping down as Defense Department deputy secretary.

Thursday - 07/07/2011, 04:09pm EDT

Unions urge Congress to reject pension contribution hike

A coalition of unions and federal employee groups are urging lawmakers to reject cost-cutting proposals that harm federal pay and benefits.

Wednesday - 07/06/2011, 01:03pm EDT

OPM starts digitizing employee records

The Office of Personnel Management has started scanning employee records so that one day pensions can be calculated by computer.

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 01:02pm EDT

Feds' wellbeing at work lower than private sector

Federal employees have higher overall wellbeing than private sector employees - except when it comes to their work environment.

Thursday - 06/30/2011, 04:24pm EDT

Union: Thousands of IRS jobs on the budget line

One employee union says the proposed budget cuts could result in more than 8,000 job cuts at the agency.

Friday - 06/17/2011, 12:24pm EDT

House cuts FDA budget by 12 percent

The House voted on a spending bill that will slash the Food and Drug Administration's budget by nearly 12 percent.

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 07:22pm EDT

Inside GPO's printing plant

An inside look at how the Government Printing Office works on a daily basis, including an audio slideshow of GPO's printing plant.

Wednesday - 06/15/2011, 07:30pm EDT

OPM wins innovation award for training wiki

OPM developed the wiki in January 2011 as a way for federal employees to share training and development best practices to create an "ever-revolving resource," according to the wiki.

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 04:44pm EDT

Duckworth resigns from VA post

Tammy Duckworth submitted her resignation from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 07:00pm EDT

White House announces plan to cut government waste

The President signed an executive order Monday creating an oversight board to identify areas where agencies can eliminate or streamline.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 01:45pm EDT
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GPO plans to offer buyouts

The Government Printing Office has put in a request to Congress to offer up to $25,000 in lump-sum buyouts and early outs to its 2,200 employees in anticipation of reduced appropriations next year.

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 03:33pm EDT

Defense bill denies raises for poor performers

The House is expected to vote today on the bill, which will set spending levels and policy for the DoD in fiscal year 2012.

Thursday - 05/26/2011, 12:55pm EDT
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