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Bureau of Prisons Facing Increased Demand, Decreased Funding

Under President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal, the federal prison system will face a cut of 1,000 employees, despite an increased administration focus on policies likely to increase incarceration rates.

ICE Reconsiders Its Use of Private Prisons

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Eleven days after the Justice Department announced its decision to no longer use private prisons, Homeland Security Secretary, Jeh Johnson, plans to conduct a review of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s prison use to determine if it should also forgo private prisons.

Watch: Training Inmates to Tame Wild Horses

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Thanks to an innovative idea from the Arizona State Prison Complex, prisoners are being taught how to tame the wild animals all while learning discipline, patience, and empathy.

This Week on FEDtalk

Financial Planning for Feds

In the wake of the partial government shutdown, financial planning has been on the minds of federal employees everywhere.  Tune in to FEDtalk this Friday at 11 am EST for a discussion on financial planning pre- and post-retirement. 

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FLEOA Takes Steps to Protect Members During Shutdown

On Wednesday, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association sent a memo to its members detailing its response to the government shutdown.  The full text of the statement from FLEOA President Nate Catura is below:

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