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    Retired Marine Expected to Lead Secret Service

    Retired Marine Major Gen. Randolph Alles, the current U.S. Customs and Border deputy, is expected to be named the new head of Secret Service, according to a former law enforcement official familiar with the selection process.

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Hear it from WAEPA

Hear it from WAEPA

WAEPA is a non-profit association founded in 1943, dedicated to serving the health, welfare, and financial well-being of civilian federal employees and their families. Read their column for news and free events about insurance.

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Retired Marine Expected to Lead Secret Service

Retired Marine Expected to Lead Secret Service

Retired Marine Major Gen. Randolph Alles, the current U.S. Customs and Border deputy, is expected to be named the new head of Secret Service, according to a former law enforcement official familiar with the selection process.

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Will President Trump Settle for Border Wall Funding at a Later Date?

Will President Trump Settle for Border Wall Funding at a Later Date?

Days away from a potential government shutdown, President Trump and Republican Congressional leaders are at odds on funding the President’s wall. 

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Supreme Court to Decide Appellate Jurisdiction in Federal Employee “Mixed Case” Appeals

Supreme Court to Decide Appellate Jurisdiction in Federal Employee “Mixed Case” Appeals

In the first case argued before Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, Justices appeared to disagree about how to handle “mixed cases,” alleging both adverse employment actions against federal civil service employees and prohibited discrimination, where the Merit Systems Protection Board concludes it lacks jurisdiction because the employee was not subject to an appealable action.

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Watch: Will the 'Trump Effect' Sweep Europe?

Watch: Will the 'Trump Effect' Sweep Europe?

While Americans have been adjusting to the Trump administration, Europe is dealing with the rise of far-right, populist candidates in key elections this year.

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This Week on FEDtalk: Plan Your Summer in the National Parks

This Week on FEDtalk: Plan Your Summer in the National Parks

Just in time to plan your summer trip, tune in to FEDtalk this Friday to learn about all the great sights waiting to be explored inside our National Parks.

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Supreme Court to Decide Appellate Jurisdiction in Federal Employee “Mixed Case” Appeals

Supreme Court to Decide Appellate Jurisdiction in Federal Employee “Mixed Case” Appeals

In the first case argued before Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, Justices appeared to disagree about how to handle “mixed cases,” alleging both adverse employment actions against federal civil service employees and prohibited discrimination, where the Merit Systems Protection Board concludes it lacks jurisdiction because the employee was not subject to an appealable action.

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Public Servant’s Role in Restoring Trust in America’s Institutions

Public Servant’s Role in Restoring Trust in America’s Institutions

At NextGen 2016, Young Government Leaders (YGL) introduced a Declaration representing its views on an essential relationship that effects every citizen in the United States—the relationship between citizens and their government. 

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This Week on FEDtalk: Plan Your Summer in the National Parks

This Week on FEDtalk: Plan Your Summer in the National Parks

Just in time to plan your summer trip, tune in to FEDtalk this Friday to learn about all the great sights waiting to be explored inside our National Parks.

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Supreme Court Finds That FEHBA Preempts State Law Barring Subrogation and Reimbursement

Supreme Court Finds That FEHBA Preempts State Law Barring Subrogation and Reimbursement

Today, the Supreme Court held that contractual subrogation and reimbursement prescriptions plainly relate to “payments with respect to benefits” under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Act of 1959 (FEHBA) and preempt state laws barring subrogation and reimbursement. 

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Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation Covered under Sex Discrimination for the Purposes of Title VII

Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation Covered under Sex Discrimination for the Purposes of Title VII

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals the for the Seventh Circuit held that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is a form of sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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This Week on FEDtalk: Design and the Federal Government

This Week on FEDtalk: Design and the Federal Government

Tune in to FEDtalk this Friday to learn about the many roles of designers in the federal government. From designing marketing materials that educate and inspire, to helping agencies transform their visual identity, to conceptualizing and constructing entire Smithsonian exhibits, designers play many crucial roles within the federal sector.

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This Week on FEDtalk: Plan Your Summer in the National Parks

Just in time to plan your summer trip, tune in to FEDtalk this Friday to learn about all the great sights waiting to be explored inside our National Parks.

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One Month into the New Administration

Policy changes and refocused initiatives are developing just one month into President Trump’s administration.

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