A Senate committee has approved a bipartisan bill to cut back on federal agencies' use of administrative leave.

Federal employees rallied for a 5.3 percent raise in a cold rain on a muddy lawn across from the U.S. Capitol. It was a metaphor for their power in a town where Congress is controlled by Republicans and their Democratic friends in the White House feel constrained by budget realities.

President Obama’s budget proposal for fiscal 2017 contains the previously announced plan for a 1.6 percent raise for federal employees.

Federal employees struggle with friends and foes this legislative season.

President Obama's plan for a federal pay raise is criticized as too low. Meanwhile his personnel office pick faces tough Senate questions and a possible block of her nomination.

Kids, adults crossing the southwestern border fell dramatically in January, DHS says

A long-simmering dispute over how the Obama administration applied the Affordable Care Act to members of Congress and some of their staff has been revived and could hang up the confirmation of a new federal personnel chief.

President Obama is to call for a 1.6 percent pay raise for federal employees.

Longest-serving government watchdog raised warnings about computer security both before and after breaches of personnel and background investigation files.

A former FBI employee suffers retaliation for his whistleblowing activities. New legislation would help others like him, but it is too late for his case.

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