The price of postage stamps and rates may still increase to 46 cents next year as the U.S. Postal Service plans to appeal a regulator's decision to deny permission to raise rates by 2 cents.
The U.S. Postal Service started issuing its 2010 holiday stamps this week, issuing four Forever stamps and a single stamp featuring a musical angel.
The absolute final numbers are in, and it turns out 74 percent of Americans households responded to the 2010 Census. Those results match the response rate from a decade ago, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday. And since the...
Max Stier of the Partnership for Public Service cites the accomplishments of federal workers in an opinion piece.
The "don't ask, don't tell" law and policy is back on the books, but only the military's three service secretaries will be able to discharge service members for violating it, the Pentagon said Thursday. The change in policy makes it tougher to remove service members who are gay and comes as the future of the law and policy remains in legal limbo.
Eye Opener: 'Don't ask' back on, DOJ drops Blackwater prosecution and a pilot refuses TSA's full-body scan
The Federal Eye is on special assignment today in Gateway City so blogging will be lighter today. But here's a fast look at what's going on across the government:
The FBI's effort to move from paper to electronic files took another hit Wednesday as Justice Department auditors issued their latest report on the long troubled Sentinel project.
In the latest attempt to fix a dysfunctional federal retiree program, Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry announced Wednesday yet another overhaul of a system that now leaves retirees waiting months for their checks.
The Justice Department is asking a federal appeals court to lift a moratorium on the military's "don't ask, don't tell" by the end of today, once again arguing that the injunction jeopardizes an ongoing Pentagon review of how to end the ban on openly gay and lesbian service members.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks directly to gay and lesbian teenagers in a new video produced at the urging of State Department employees.
Federal workers, you've been warned: Don't do any politicking while on the clock.
The Obama administration announced a $760 million settlement Tuesday to resolve charges by thousands of Native American farmers and ranchers who say that for decades the Agriculture Department discriminated against them in loan programs.
The federal agency responsible for protecting more than 9,000 federal facilities is reminding its security guards that the general public has the right to take photographs and shoot video outside the courthouses, office buildings and campuses they protect.
A federal judge indicated Monday that she's unlikely to lift her injunction on the military's "don't ask, don't tell" law.
The former CIA officer, who calls himself Ishmael Jones, says he's ready to defend against the spy agency's charges, reports The Post's Jeff Stein.
Politicians talk plenty about rooting waste, fraud and abuse, but on Tuesday some of the folks who actually find the corruption will enjoy a few moments in the limelight.
Some of the biggest defenders of federal workers admitted Monday they face the difficult task of reversing negative national perceptions about the federal sector.
Most Americans think federal workers are overpaid have generally negative opinions of them, according to a new Washington Post poll.
The federal judge who ordered the military to stop enforcing the "don't ask, don't tell" law will hear arguments Monday for and against lifting her injunction.
The big takeaways from our new poll on public perceptions of federal workers? A majority of Americans think they're overpaid, more than a third consider them less qualified than private sector workers -- and Republicans especially don't seem to like them.