Smokey Bear, horse racing and the Dalai Lama included in government funding bill

WASHINGTON — Congress passed a $1.4 trillion government spending measure Monday that includes $900 billion in coronavirus relief but is also chock-full of miscellaneous provisions, a massive year-end bill after months of inaction. The 5,593-page bill would fund the government through September and provide $600 stimulus checks for qualifying families […]

Smokey the Bear, horse racing and the Dalai Lama included in government funding bill

WASHINGTON — Congress on Monday passed a $1.4 trillion government spending measure that includes $900 billion in coronavirus relief, but is also chock-full of miscellaneous provisions, a massive year-end bill after months of inaction. The 5,593-page bill funds the government through September 2021 and provides $600 stimulus checks for qualifying […]

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Government scientists predicted border wall construction could harm wildlife refuge | Haaland nomination generates excitement in Native American communities | Trump officials wrongly awarded Alaska grant in bid to open Tongass

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An essential triad for government payroll modernization

Many government agencies, like the U.S. Army, are investing in modern people-first strategies at speed; a talent management focus unseen in previous generations. Payroll modernization is an unsung hero of the “people-first” toolbox. It is foundational to help agencies make more informed decisions and easily adapt to a rapidly changing […]