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House to vote on bill making it easier to fire VA senior execs

The House will soon vote on a measure making it easier for the Veterans Affairs secretary to fire or demote senior career executives at the department, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said at a Capitol Hill briefing Thursday. The VA Management Accountability Act allows the VA secretary to remove or demote members of the Senior Executive Service (SES) based on their performance.

Tags: House , Congress , VA , SES , SEA , Carol Bonosaro , Jeff Miller , Marco Rubio , VA Management Accountability Act

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 05:19pm EDT

Correction: Budget Battle story

Tags: budget , House , Congress , Barack Obama

Friday - 12/13/2013, 01:39pm EST

House GOP floats a counter to Senate's debt idea

House Republicans unveiled a proposal that would give the Treasury authority to borrow normally through Feb. 7 and reopen the government with enough money to last until Jan. 15. The White House quickly rejected the plan.

Tags: Congress , House , government shutdown ,

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 11:40am EDT
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