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Senator wants to combat growing suicide rate among military veterans

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Mar 28 2014 - 9:15am

WASHINGTON -- The first soldier to return from the Iraq war and become a U.S. senator proposed a bill Thursday to combat veteran suicides and joined an emerging veterans group in recognizing those who have taken their own lives this year.

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IRS warns of massive phone scam never before seen

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Mar 21 2014 - 9:32am

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service's watchdog warned taxpayers Thursday about a sophisticated nationwide phone scheme that it said is "the largest scam of its kind" it has seen.

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Homeland Security wants data to track license plates

Ellen Nakashima, Josh Hicks
Feb 18 2014 - 6:47pm

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Homeland Security wants a private company to create a national license plate tracking system that would give the agency access to vast amounts of information from commercial and law enforcement license plate readers, according to a government proposal that does not specify what privacy safeguards would be put in...

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Military spouses say their careers suffer, are 'underemployed'

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Feb 14 2014 - 3:51pm

Ninety percent of female military spouses in a recent online survey described themselves as "underemployed," indicating they have more education or experience than needed for their current jobs, according to a new study released this week.

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2 Democrats call for investigation of watchdog who led IRS targeting probe

Josh Hicks
Feb 10 2014 - 9:50am

WASHINGTON -- Two House Democrats on Thursday called for an investigation of a federal auditor who accused the Internal Revenue Service of gross mismanagement and targeting advocacy groups for extra scrutiny based on their names and policy positions.

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VIDEO: Bonuses return for IRS workers despite Hatch objections

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Feb 6 2014 - 9:10am

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service has reinstated its employee bonuses for fiscal 2013, avoiding litigation with a labor union but drawing criticism from at least one prominent Utah Republican lawmaker.

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Wave of retirements expected among federal workers in 3 years

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Jan 31 2014 - 9:40am

WASHINGTON -- The federal workforce is building toward a potential retirement wave, with more than a third of career employees projected to be eligible for collecting their end-of-career benefits by September 2017, compared with just 14 percent at the same time in 2012.

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Pay raise kicks in for federal workers

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Jan 2 2014 - 8:59am

WASHINGTON -- The first automatic pay raise in more than three years for federal employees kicked in Wednesday, with the rates increasing by 1 percent for the next applicable pay period.President Barack Obama issued an executive order two days before Christmas to implement the change at the start of the new year, following up on a plan he laid out...

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Senator wants to combat growing suicide rate among military veterans

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Mar 28 2014 - 9:15am

WASHINGTON -- The first soldier to return from the Iraq war and become a U.S. senator proposed a bill Thursday to combat veteran suicides and joined an emerging veterans group in recognizing those who have taken their own lives this year.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 28 2014 - 9:15am


IRS warns of massive phone scam never before seen

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Mar 21 2014 - 9:32am

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service's watchdog warned taxpayers Thursday about a sophisticated nationwide phone scheme that it said is "the largest scam of its kind" it has seen.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 21 2014 - 9:32am

VIDEO: Bonuses return for IRS workers despite Hatch objections

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Feb 6 2014 - 9:10am

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service has reinstated its employee bonuses for fiscal 2013, avoiding litigation with a labor union but drawing criticism from at least one prominent Utah Republican lawmaker.

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VIDEO: Bonuses return for IRS workers despite Hatch objections

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Feb 6 2014 - 9:10am

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service has reinstated its employee bonuses for fiscal 2013, avoiding litigation with a labor union but drawing criticism from at least one prominent Utah Republican lawmaker.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 6 2014 - 2:24pm


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