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CBP to Hire 2,000 New Officers; Colleen Kelley Comments

Customs and Border Protection is set to hire 2,000 new officers who will be stationed at 44 ports in 18 states around the U.S., Government Executive said Friday. Charles Clark writes that the upcoming hiring will push the agency’s employee numbers to 21,370 border patrol agents and 23,775 CBP officers. Despite the …

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Katherine Archuleta: President Obama’s FY 2015 Budget Proposal Addresses Federal Worker Training

President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2015 budget proposal on Tuesday will allocate increased appropriations for federal employee training programs, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Joe Davidson writes Katherine Archuleta, director of Office of Personnel Management, told a conference that the budget plan contains resolutions for boosting initiatives to train workers and …

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Elaine Kaplan to Head OPM on Acting Basis

Elaine Kaplan, general counsel at the Office of Personnel Management, will assume leadership of the agency on an acting basis Monday as John Berry steps down from the director’s role after four years. Berry informed employees in an email Thursday of his plans to leave and did not disclose what …

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House Panels Call for TSA Overhaul

Prior to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, airport security and screening was handled the private sector. Since then, airport security has been handled by the Transportation Security Administration, an agency composed of a federal workforce to screen all commercial airline passengers and baggage, which was created as part …

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