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OPINION | The president and Congress must ensure that the Paperwork Reduction Act actually reduces paperwork, rather than increasing bureaucracy and ...
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A government watchdog board would help investigate statewide officeholders and executive branch employees in South Dakota under a bill endorsed by a legislative panel on Wednesday.
(Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP). UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria Staffan de Mistura informs the media one day before the resumption of the negotiation between the Syrian government and the opposition, at the European headquarters.
City governments have attempted to address this problem in a number of ways. Rent control, project housing, and other mandated efforts to keep rents down have, however, been pretty decisive failures.
Aaron Snow, one of the key figures at the center of the recent damning inspector general report on the General Services Administration's 18F organization, is leaving government on Feb. 28. In an email obtained by Federal News Radio, Snow said family ...
Editor's note: This post is part of a series stemming from the Fifth Annual Health Law Year in P/Review event held at Harvard Law school on Monday, January ...
From corruption scandals to semi-regular votes of no-confidence, South African president Jacob Zuma hasn't exactly enjoyed a smooth run in office.
In Russia's heavily state-controlled media landscape, the government wants to make it clear when Western news outlets publish work it disagrees with.
The rally was organized by three right-wing parties who accuse the government of being too weak and conciliatory in the face of Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and its support for pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.
Mnuchin bought the bank, formerly known as IndyMac, from the federal government in 2009. Now, according to people familiar with the discussions, the Trump administration is considering two of his deputies to head key regulatory agencies: former OneWest ...
Israel Torres made a name for himself in the so-called "three percenters" circles by attending rallies and posting pictures and videos on social media.
The federal government is run by a despotic regime that dictates laws and hands down rulings wholly incongruous with the vision laid out by America's Founding Fathers, say two Florida lawmakers.
The Australian government has promised AU$1.9 million to universities that deliver specialised cybersecurity training in a bid to combat the skills shortage in cyber-related fields.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a high-level meeting on addressing large movements of refugees and migrants at the United Nations General Assembly in Manhattan, New York, U.S.
He went on to say, "I just think the future of our state is really at stake and we're at a defining moment: Are we just going to obliterate key government functions, including our public schools, or are we going to step up and find measures to bring ...
RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina lawmakers are again considering whether to punish local governments if they don't comply with federal immigration law or have policies discouraging police from collecting information about the immigration status of ...
On the eve of visits by the U.S. secretaries of State and Homeland Security, many in Mexico are calling on their leaders to take a harder line with an administration in Washington that is widely viewed as hostile to Mexico.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley speaks at a town hall meeting Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Iowa Falls as one of about 200 participants shoots cellphone video of the often raucous forum.
On February 21, Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev announced that his wife, Mehriban Aliyeva, would take the country's First Vice President position.
But in the cyber realm, perhaps the biggest challenge facing the U.S. government is what to do about state-sponsored hacking.
Patients will be able to get medical marijuana more quickly, after the government said today it would allow suppliers to import the pain-reliever.
WASHINGTON - Add a potential government shutdown to President Donald Trump's growing roster of headaches. Beneath the capital's radar looms a vexing problem - a catchall spending package that's likely to top $1 trillion and could get embroiled in the ...
This is a red flag, since for eight years, the Obama White House championed the practice of making government data freely available to the public in order to promote transparency and accountability, to serve as a resource for researchers, and to allow ...
The government, despite decades of information technology spending, still operates like a 19th century machine. Anyone coming into authority over and hoping for results from such a complex and delicately calibrated system needs to know what happens ...
FILE - A Pakistani non-governmental humanitarian organization volunteer (front) adjusts a cooking fire as locals line up to receive meals in Nowshera, in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, Sept.
Islamic State extremists fired cluster bombs at Iraqi government forces stationed near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Tuesday, killing at least one soldier.
Sometimes governments trade leaked information to reporters, to curry favor. Other times leaks are used to hurt rivals within the public sphere, or a leak can serve as a trial balloon to test the popularity of an idea.
The Danish government has been inadvertently paying benefits to citizens fighting for the Islamic State in Syria, Danish officials said Tuesday, as outrage grows that militants are manipulating the country's generous welfare system.
NEW YORK - The government must release to civil rights lawyers the names of approved refugees, valid visa holders and other legal travelers subjected to Republican President Donald Trump's travel ban in the day after a judge first ruled against it ...
KAMPALA, Uganda - Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three U.N. agencies, which says the calamity is the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched ...
Liberal MP David Coleman is set to introduce a private members bill pushing to end the current three-year terms and give governments four years in parliament instead. In an opinion piece published by Fairfax, Coleman said three years was not enough ...
The German government apparently learned of the PSA-Opel project in the press as neither the French government or the companies told them about the talks, which are reported to be at an advanced stage.
A review by PennLive of 2016 earnings for the highest-compensated of the 107,151- member workforce in the three state governmental branches and independent state agencies shows 125 employees earned $200,000 or more, compared to 112 the prior ...
Senator Scott Ludlam of the Australian Greens party launched an inquiry into the future of the Australian game development industry on Jun 22, 2015, attempting to gather information on the current state of it, and to speak with industry experts about ...
But rather than fearing the change brought about by automation in the workplace, Turner said Australian businesses and governments should focus on creating new jobs that embrace and adapt to these changes. Speaking at the first day of the Garner 2017 ...
So-called Islamic State (IS) will never be defeated unless the corrupt conditions that help it to thrive are addressed, a new report claims.
The government is not doing enough to tackle the gaping divide between male and female pay and must bolster efforts to ensure flexible working is offered to all, according to cross-party committee.
The State Bureau of Investigation has shut down the county government office building in Hoke County, but the law enforcement agency hasn't released any information about the probe.
"It is time to stop a blunt military response that does nothing to tackle the root causes of the conflict between the government and local militias but instead targets civilians on the basis of their presumed links to the militias," said UN High ...
'Norway plays a leading role in the work to promote global health, and is one of the largest donors to gender equality and women's health efforts.
One of the first things Donald Trump did when he took office was temporarily gag several federal agencies, forbidding them from tweeting.
ATLANTA - police are investigating after a suspicious package was found Monday near a Fulton County government building. NewsChopper 2 was over the scene on MLK Jr.
The Gruden Group (Gruden) has secured a AU$1.8 million contract to upgrade the technology behind the Australian government's tender system, AusTender. Launched in 2003, AusTender provides a centralised publication of government business ...





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