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Federal Salary Council Says Feds Are Significantly Behind in Pay

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The Federal Salary Council, a group of union representatives and outside experts on compensation that oversees the General Schedule, recently announced that federal workers earn an average 34.07 percent less than their private sector counterparts.

House Subpoenas Flynn, Others in Russia Probe

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The House Intelligence Committee issued subpoenas Wednesday to former national security adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as part of its investigation into the Trump Administration’s Russian ties and possible activity during the 2016 election.

How Do Algorithms Predict Criminal Behavior?

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In this short video from “Above the Noise,” host Myles Bess takes a deeper look at how algorithms are being used in the criminal justice system – and whether not computer programs make better predictions about criminal behavior than humans.

ICE Union Endorses Trump for President

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For the first time in history, the labor union representing Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees endorsed GOP nominee Donald Trump Monday.

Ronald Reagan on Making America Great Again

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In this web series that animates interviews from the past, Bill Moyers talks to Ronald Reagan on April 30, 1979 at Reagan’s California ranch.

Social Media Giants Testify on Russian Online Information Campaign

This week, over the course of three congressional hearings, lawmakers on Capitol Hill continued to dig into the extent of Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential elections. The most widely-covered hearing, in the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, focused on Russian digital efforts to sway American opinion on platforms including Facebook and Twitter.

The 5 Comey Takeaways Feds are Talking About

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Comey got his chance to tell his side of the story today. The former FBI Director testified to the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning about his conversations with the President as they pertained to Russia.

This Week on FEDtalk

Agency Efforts to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

Tune in to FEDtalk this week for a discussion on agency efforts to combat the opioid epidemic. The Drug Enforcement Administration has been leading interagency efforts to reduce drug use and increase awareness about the dangers of opioids. As their annual Red Ribbon Week ends, they join us to discuss the progress being made on this important issue.

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FLEOA Elects New National Officers at Bi-Annual Conference

Last week, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association elected the following National Officers at the 25th National Conference held in College Park, Maryland:

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