A few readers inquired about the recipes mentioned in a recent story about the "Feds Get Fit" cookoff at the Office of Personnel Management.
In a somewhat angry appearance from the White House Rose Garden, President Obama said the agency is partly responsible for systemic breakdowns surrounding the April BP oil spill.
Because folks in Washington actually like and care about this stuff, here's a look at the new order of succession at the Agriculture Department, as approved Thursday by President Obama.
The folks keeping tabs on the economic stimulus program took a big technological step recently by moving the government's popular stimulus-tracking Web site to "the cloud."
Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Alan D. Bersin said Thursday he didn't know he's required by law to file paperwork verifying his household employees were authorized to work in the United States.
President Obama's planned changes to the federal hiring process have provoked plenty of interest and comments, especially in the Washington area, where a majority of folks are federal workers. The Federal Eye appeared Wednesday on Washington's "Fox 5 Morning...
(Video by Anna Uhls/Post) As a preview to this weekend's big air show at Andrews Air Force Base The Washington Post's Anna Uhls endures the twists, inverts, and falls of an Extra-300L aircraft with the National Guard's Lt. Colonel...
Within hours of the massive April 20 explosion on Deepwater Horizon, the U.S. government launched an urgent and carefully managed response to demonstrate its control of the emerging disaster, sending Coast Guard ships to the site, keeping the president informed and posting projections of how an oil spill might affect travel.
Lawmakers disregarded Defense Secretary Robert Gates's calls for fiscal restraint on Thursday, approving a military pay raise higher than President Obama and the Pentagon requested.
There's an interesting nugget in the new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll regarding the BP oil spill: 45 percent of respondents think the government hasn't done enough in response to the spill, while 43 percent say it has done enough. The numbers are a bit worse for British Petroleum; 50 percent say the company has not done enough, versus 37 percent who think it has.
The first and last Americans to walk on the moon reiterated opposition to President Obama's plans for the future of human space flight on Wednesday, arguing the president's vision lacks specifics and proper review.
A House committee heard testimony Wednesday morning on legislation designed to develop a more equitable sexual balance in the number of toilets in federal buildings.
The U.S. Postal Service official responsible for the popular "If it fits, it ships" advertising campaign is resigning and plans to return to the private sector.
Only in Washington would you find a radio station devoted to the federal workforce and their favorite topics of discussion: IT, human resources, contracting and management.
A Denver lawyer is suing the Securities and Exchange Commission for the names of agency workers disciplined in the last five years for viewing pornography on government computers.
Kudos to the Wall Street Journal for highlighting the important work of British public servants in the last six days:
Lawmakers will spend a few hours on Wednesday worrying about restrooms. Specifically, restrooms in federal buildings.
The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it would radically overhaul the obscure government agency that oversees offshore drilling operations, under scrutiny since the oil rig explosion in the gulf.
House lawmakers unanimously approved Tuesday a resolution that expressed lawmakers' continued support for the safety and security of federal workers. The measure also called on the government to continue seeking ways to improve their protection.
President Obama signed a presidential memorandum Tuesday that orders federal agencies “to overhaul the way they recruit and hire” civilians. “The complexity and inefficiency of today’s federal hiring process deters many highly qualified individuals from seeking and obtaining jobs in the federal government,” the president said.
President Obama is ordering federal agencies to make changes to how they recruit and hire new employees, stating that the complexities and inefficiencies of the federal hiring process have deterred qualified applicants from joining the federal payroll.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will announce Tuesday afternoon that he is splitting the embattled Minerals Management Service into two parts, according to an Interior Department official who asked not to be identified.
The time it takes to apply for a job with the federal government is expected to be cut in half in the next six months as President Obama plans to instruct agencies on Tuesday to radically overhaul the federal hiring process.
A 14-year old teenager faces carjacking and first-degree kidnapping charges for stealing the car of a 50-year old U.S. Census Bureau employee in Connecticut, while Houston Police are investigating the killing of a man by a suspect that identified himself as a Census worker.
Thousands of local residents likely to be impacted as plan to move more than 19,000 defense workers to far-flung sites along Interstate 95 in Northern Virginia by fall 2011 are expected to add thousands of car commuters to the region's road network, further clogging an area with the nation's second-worst traffic.
The way Postmaster General John E. Potter sees it, he has less than six months to convince Congress and the nation of the urgent need to retool the U.S. Postal Service for the 21st century.
Betty White and Tina Fey acted out what some census takers might be enduring as they attempt to count everyone on last night's "Saturday Night Live."