Politics & Business News-Maryland 

EPA won’t be able to do the ‘right thing’ under Trump, says latest protesting official

After 30 years at the Environmental Protection Agency, Elizabeth "Betsy" Southerland resigned, saying that "the administration is seriously weakening EPA’s mission."


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Parents, caretaker neglected children living in feces-fouled room in Medicaid fraud

The three were sentenced to prison this month on federal health-care conspiracy charges.


Interior Dept. ordered Glacier park chief, other climate expert pulled from Zuckerberg tour

The superintendent of the park was pulled from a delegation with the Facebook CEO, who was there to learn about climate change.


Why wasn’t Mark Zuckerberg allowed to meet with Glacier’s climate expert?

Three days before the tech leader's July 15 visit to Glacier, research ecologist Daniel Fagre said he was told that his scheduled tour with Zuckerberg was off.


  • Perspective

Report calls for new civil service system with more power to agencies



Trump administration wants to boost value of federal employee buyouts

Congress asked to raise payments to encourage federal employees to resign or retire to $40,000 government-wide.


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VA fires more than 500 feds under Trump, even before new accountability law

This busts the myth that feds can’t be fired.


A senior Interior official retires after investigators find he sexually harassed multiple women

The case was a test for how Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke would handle allegations of sexual misconduct at an agency dogged by the issue.


Veteran GOP official on personnel policies named to head OPM

George Nesterczuk has been nominated to head the agency where he first worked during the Reagan administration.


  • Perspective

Trump could save big bucks following report’s recommendations

The GAO has come up with billions in savings for federal programs over seven years.