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Oct 28, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in Congress on Wednesday said reported delays in mail deliveries in some U.S. cites could jeopardize delivery of ballots ahead of next week’s presidential election.

Oct 28, 2020 In The News

Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Wednesday demanded that the Trump administration halt its implementation of a controversial executive order that could convert tens of thousands of federal workers into at-will employees and turn over all documents related to the directive’s development.

Oct 27, 2020 In The News

An employee union and three House Democrats on Tuesday launched a new defense against the president’s recent executive order on the career federal workforce.

The National Treasury Employee’s Union is suing the Trump administration over the recent executive order, which President Donald Trump signed last week.

Oct 27, 2020 In The News

A group of House Democrats introduced legislation to block President Donald Trump's recent executive order to reclassify elements of the civil service to make it easier to hire and fire federal employees.

Oct 24, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will finally pay back millions the federal government took from the FDNY’s 9/11 treatment program over the last four years.

Oct 22, 2020 In The News

President Donald Trump has issued an executive order that would remove job protections for many federal workers, in a move that unions and other critics denounced as an attempt to politicize the civil service.

Oct 22, 2020 In The News

An entire Astoria Houses building has been without cooking gas for a month — and NYCHA expects it to be out for another two and a half months, according to Councilman Costa Constantinides.

In separate letters to NYCHA Chair Greg Russ, Constantinides and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney implored the agency to restore the cooking gas at 1-04 Astoria Blvd. before Thanksgiving.

Oct 21, 2020 In The News

A U.S. Postal Service inspector general report out Tuesday found changes implemented by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy led to "confusion and inconsistency in operations at postal facilities" that "compounded the significant negative service impacts across the country."

Oct 20, 2020 In The News

The inspector general for the US Postal Service issued a new report Tuesday criticizing USPS service reductions implemented under Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, charging they were put in place without proper consideration of the effect that the cuts would have.

Oct 20, 2020 In The News

Ferry service at the India Street Pier was restored at approximately 4 p.m. on Monday following an abrupt three day pause in service casuing confusion for East River commuters.

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