Government


An HR Crisis for the USA

As Americans, we have only one institution with the resources and the public mandate to address our nation’s most vexing problems: the federal government. It is, however, ill-equipped for the…

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NY Begins Trial e-WIC Program in Capital Region

An electronic WIC card program was launched Monday in New York’s capital region, with paper checks replaced with a benefits transfer card for families in the Women, Infants and Children…

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Armenian PM Resigns in Face of Protests

Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly on Monday, in an apparent move to bring to an end massive anti-government protests. Residents of the capital, Yerevan, poured out on the…

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Postal Company Heading for Privatization

The Israeli government is moving forward on a privatization plan for the Postal Company, which has been a losing proposition in recent years. The ministerial privatization committee is set to…

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Top Career U.S. Diplomat to Step Down

The top career U.S. diplomat announced Thursday he will step down, dealing a blow to the State Department as the Trump administration confronts numerous international challenges. The State Department’s third-ranking…

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End to Shutdown in Sight as Senate Breaks Dem Filibuster

Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return for assurances from Republicans leaders that they will soon take…

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House Votes to Avert Federal Shutdown, Senate Chances Dim

A divided House voted Thursday to prevent a government shutdown after an eleventh-hour deal brought conservatives aboard. But the GOP-written measure faced gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remained…

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GOP Still Struggling with Trump’s Remarks on Africa

Republicans are struggling to get their stories straight as President Donald Trump’s Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which…

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