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Obama Announces Aid Initiative to Help Vets Find Work

President Obama announced three new initiatives to help veterans find jobs during a speech from the Rose Garden Monday and asked Congress to pass two provisions in his jobs proposal that would grant businesses tax credits for every unemployed veteran hired. The Returning Heroes Tax Credit would cover 40 percent …

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IRS to Offer Buyouts, Early Retirements to Employees

The Internal Revenue Service is the latest agency to offer its employees buyouts and early retirements, according to a report from Federal News Radio. IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman said in a statement buyouts will be offered to employees whose positions do not involve “direct service or enforcement interactions with taxpayers.” …

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VA to Launch Own Job Site

The Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing to debut its own version of USAJobs to launch Nov. 11 that will display job opportunities in the department, “VA for Vets.” The website has an online job search board, self-assessment tools, a resume builder and military skills translator to assist veterans in …

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House Panel Clears Govt. Transparency Bill

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has cleared a bill that requires agencies to post government spending numbers on specific programs on government performance data websites, NextGov reported. According to Rep. Frank Guinta (R-N.H), who introduced the bill this month, the Government Results Transparency Act “would build a bridge …

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Report Finds China, Russia Aggression in Cyberspace

It seems the sentiments of the Cold War haven’t been put to rest with U.S. intelligence agencies labeling Russia and China as the most significant threats to the nation’s interest. U.S. agencies concluded that the two countries have gained access to large amounts of American research and development data in …

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NRO, NASA, Air Force Declare Open Competition for Space Launches

The National Reconnaissance Office, NASA and the U.S. Air Force are attempting to encourage more companies to seek contracts with new guideline for certifying commercial launch vehicles to send payloads into space and complete Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle missions, as reported by Signal Online. The guideline combines similar practices while …

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