| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:54 PM
Federal employment is expected to drop sharply in the span of a decade, government projections show, as budget cuts and retirements begin to reshape the workforce.
While U.S. employment will likely grow nearly 11 percent from 2012 through 2022,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:51 PM
As the government shutdown drama was playing out in Washington, James Ward Morrow was shocked by some of the rhetoric he heard.
Morrow, a 49-year-old Democrat from Ellicott City who goes by the name Ward, said he's running for election as the District...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
For understandable reasons, the IRS scandal has largely focused on the political question of whether the White House deliberately targeted opponents. To date there's no evidence that it did. That's good for the president, but it may not be good for the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:48 PM
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said today he would notify federal investigators of what he called the first well-documented case of fraud at Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital.
At a press conference, Kirk introduced Michael Swan and said records from the VA...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| May 16, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Sen. Mark Kirk on Friday described reports of off-the-books waiting lists at veterans hospitals as “credible and serious” and applauded the exit of Dr. Robert Petzel, under secretary for health with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
| May 14, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Federal auditors visited the Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital near Maywood on Wednesday amid allegations by a social worker that patients at Hines were kept on “secret waiting lists” so executives could collect bonuses linked to...
| May 22, 2014
| 3:46 PM
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:01 PM
The union representing 45,000 Transportation Security Administration officers repeated its calls to arm officers Wednesday, saying the agency's actions after November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport "does not go far enough."
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:58 PM
The Transportation Security Administration has called for an increased police presence at its checkpoints at airports nationwide, one of several steps the agency plans to take to improve security after November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:11 PM
How best to station armed law enforcement officers at airports was the focus of a congressional hearing at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, one of several reviews of the emergency response to November's shooting rampage that left a federal...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:26 PM
WASHINGTON — The killing of a TSA screener in Los Angeles is symptomatic of a growing antipathy toward government workers and TSA personnel in particular, experts said Saturday.
Specialists on hate crimes and union officials decried what they said...