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Battle royal over federal worker pay

All that Wednesday's House hearing on federal pay needed to be complete was an announcer with a booming voice asking the packed room, "Are you ready to rumble?"

By Joe Davidson  | March 10, 2011; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Congress, From The Pages of The Post, Workplace Issues  
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Gary Locke, Commerce secretary, to be nominated as ambassador to China

President Obama will nominate Commerce Secretary Gary Locke as the next U.S. ambassador to China, senior administration officials said late Monday.

By Anne E. Kornblut and Ed O'Keefe  | March 7, 2011; 9:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From The Pages of The Post, Revolving Door  
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Federal workers union gathers uneasily for conference

Rep. Gerald E. Connolly (D-Va.) kicked off the annual gathering of the National Treasury Employees Union on Tuesday with a call to federal workers to "gird yourself for battle" against Republican-led attacks on their ranks.

By Lisa Rein  | March 2, 2011; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  From The Pages of The Post, Unions  
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Government shutdown avoided for now, with a two-week funding extension

House and Senate leaders on Tuesday bought themselves a little more time in their efforts to avoid a government shutdown, agreeing to a two-week funding extension that also includes $4 billion in spending cuts.

By Karen Tumulty and Ed O'Keefe  | March 1, 2011; 11:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From The Pages of The Post, Government Shutdown  
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Poll: Blame for possible government shutdown is divided

Americans are divided over who would be to blame for a potential government shutdown, with large numbers saying Republicans and President Obama are playing politics with the issue, according to a new Washington Post poll.

By Jon Cohen and Paul Kane  | March 1, 2011; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  From The Pages of The Post, Government Shutdown  
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Federal agencies, contractors preparing for government shutdown

Federal agencies continued reviewing shutdown plans Wednesday in anticipation of a possible closure of the federal government that could begin as early as next week.

By Ed O'Keefe  | February 23, 2011; 9:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Contracting, From The Pages of The Post, Government Shutdown  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Sale of federal buildings could be difficult, Jonathan O'Connell , February 20, 2011
FEMA invites executives to work at headquarters, Ylan Q. Mui , February 16, 2011
USAID leader outlines his change in strategy, Walter Pincus , January 25, 2011
Bush officials violated Hatch Act, agency concludes, R. Jeffrey Smith , January 25, 2011
No dirty videos, please - we're in the Navy, Greg Jaffe , January 9, 2011
Pay freeze could heat things up at the exits, Joe Davidson , December 17, 2010
Federal workers may not get payroll tax holiday, Joe Davidson , December 14, 2010
5 Myths about federal workers, Ed O'Keefe , December 6, 2010
Congressional calendar endangers repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell', Philip Rucker and Ed O'Keefe , December 4, 2010
'Don't ask, don't tell' report authors speak out, Ed O'Keefe , November 30, 2010
Federal hiring changes bring hope, skepticism, Ed O'Keefe , November 2, 2010
What if Nobel Prize winners ran the country?, Ed O'Keefe , October 25, 2010
Government sets reduction targets on data centers, Marjorie Censer , October 11, 2010
Federal bookstore rebrands itself, Lisa Rein , October 11, 2010
Landrieu explains why she's blocking Lew, Ed O'Keefe , October 6, 2010
Bird hit man loves his human-life-saving job, Ed O'Keefe , September 29, 2010
Op-ed on GOP's proposed federal hiring freeze, Ed O'Keefe , September 27, 2010
Best Places to Work 2010 results released, Ed O'Keefe , September 1, 2010
Craig Fugate refocusing a chastened FEMA, Ed O'Keefe , August 26, 2010
Alberto Gonzales on the 14th Amendment, Ed O'Keefe , August 19, 2010
Big chunk of economic stimulus still unspent, Ed O'Keefe , August 16, 2010
Unbuckling the Beltway, Ed O'Keefe , July 26, 2010
A cautionary tale for whistleblowers, Ed O'Keefe , May 17, 2010
USA.gov's redesign to promote interaction, Ed O'Keefe , April 28, 2010
Census workers who did no work were paid, Ed O'Keefe , February 17, 2010
Time for accountability at the White House, Ed O'Keefe , January 5, 2010
Key nominees await Senate confirmation, Ed O'Keefe , December 31, 2009
Orszag on health care reform, Ed O'Keefe , November 20, 2009
Gulf Coast Worried About 2010 Census, Ed O'Keefe , August 5, 2009
The Making of a Secret Service Agent, Ed O'Keefe , July 24, 2009
Web Searches for National Parks Soar, Ed O'Keefe , June 3, 2009
Census 2010: Debate On Inmates Is Renewed, Ed O'Keefe , April 25, 2009
GovSpeak: Gobbled Up in Gobbledygook, Ed O'Keefe , March 18, 2009
 
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