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Minorities in US Treated Less for Behavioral Disorders Than White Americans

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration report says that racial and ethnic minorities in the United States are treated lass for behavioural disorders than white Americans.

Read This to Keep Email From Taking Over Your Life

Individuals in administrative and clerical positions provide a vital service for businesses. A career in this field requires professional to manage office procedures and personnel, organize client and company files, and provide assistance for both employees and customers. Show More Summary

Obama and Labor: A Complicated Relationship

President Barack Obama has proposed this week a new set of overtime rules boosting the pay of millions of workers—a rare victory for organized labor from an administration that it has criticized for largely only paying lip service to top union priorities.

Wedding dress auction starting as low as $46

Atlanta-based U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is hosting a 15-day “Down the Aisle” Extravaganza. The online auction, which runs through July 9, features almost 3000 wedding related items, including wedding gowns, fine jewelry, tuxedos, formal dresses...

VMware will pay the government $75.5 million to settle an overcharging lawsuit (VMW)

VMware and one of its reseller partners will pay $75.5 million settlement to the General Services Administration (GSA) to settle a lawsuit alleging that the virtualization software company defrauded the federal government. VMware in a statement says it denies the charges of fraud, but settled anyway to avoid protracted litigation. Show More Summary

Obama Administration: Federal Benefits Can No Longer Exclude “Gender Transition Services

A hard-won victory was granted to the LGBTQ community last week when the Supreme Court decided to strike down state bans on same-sex marriage. But the battle for LGBTQ rights is still an uphill one—a fact that John Oliver highlighted...Show More Summary

Next batch of Hillary Clinton's emails will be released

The State Department expects to release more of Hillary Rodham Clinton's email correspondence Tuesday, reviving scrutiny of her service in the Obama administration as she wages a campaign to succeed him.

Press Release: DATAVERSITY and Bob Seiner Partner to Relaunch The Data Administration Newsletter

Los Angeles, CA – Tony Shaw, CEO of DATAVERSITY Education, LLC and Robert S. Seiner, President and Principal of KIK Consulting & Education Services announced today a newly formed partnership, re-introduction of The Data Administration Newsletter (TDAN), and redesign of Show More Summary

IRS gave tax-owing companies contracts worth $19 million

The Internal Revenue Service hasn't always followed the law when it comes to making business deals. Uh oh. Specifically, according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), the IRS has violated the federal law that prevents it from doing business with businesses that haven't paid their taxes. Show More Summary

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program: A Resource at National HIV Testing Day

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau funds programs and providers who play a critical role in finding and providing care to people living with HIV (PLWH). As we observe National HIV Testing Day this June 27, the HIV/AIDS Bureau recognizes the critical importance of HIV testing and diagnosis for prevention and treatment...

Burwell Describes ‘Emotional’ Moment Awaiting Supreme Court Health Ruling

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell talks about the moment she learned the Obama administration had won a Supreme Court case challenging the Affordable Care Act, and the administration's next steps in its implementation.

On the Record with SAMHSA's Frances Harding

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The Fix Q&A with the director of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.

IRS erased backup tapes as Tea Party probe began

TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE J. Russell George, the Treasury inspector general for tax administration, will tell the House Oversight Committee today that IRS employees erased computer backup tapes a month after officials discovered that thousands of emails related to the agency’s Tea Party scandal were lost. Show More Summary

Walter Scheib, White House chef who served two presidents, dies at 61

In 11 years of White House service, Walter Scheib saw little of the partisanship that has divided American government. He worked for two presidents, a Democrat and a Republican, but witnessed no sea change between administrations. The two commanders in chief, as far as he saw, displayed remarkable similarity in their tastes. Read full article >>

The US Defense Secretary broached an Iraq possibility that the Obama administration wants to avoid

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter acknowledged during a House Armed Services Committee hearing last week that Iraq might eventually fracture into separate territories for Sunnis, Shiites, and Kurds, the Washington Examiner reports. "What if a multi-sectarian Iraq turns out not to be possible?" Carter said, according to the Examiner. Show More Summary

Dr. Gridlock: New MARC pass offered to offset hefty fare hike going into effect this week

The Maryland Transit Administration is introducing a 5-day pass that MARC commuters can buy to save a few bucks now that fares are going up on all MTA transit services.The new weekly pass is being introduced after riders complained about the sizable fare increases going into effect Thursday. Show More Summary

US Military Should Improve Process for Sharing Space With Civilian Agencies

The US Department of Defense (DOD) and US Government Services Administration (GSA) should improve information sharing to help civilian agencies utilize military real estate, the Government Accountability Office said in a press release on Thursday.

3 Devastatingly Dangerous Alcohol-Drug Combos

According to statistics compiled by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), roughly 25 percent of substance-related emergency room admissions involve a combination of both drugs and alcohol. Poly-Drug Abuse Although heavily abusing “just alcohol” or “only drugs” is hazardous, the combination of the two can be a recipe for disaster. In short,...

Air traffic control absurdities highlighted by Dick Smith

Dick Smith has driven a long series of disclosures in recent weeks in The Australian of absurdities in the administration of air services and safety in this country, and this morning’s installment concerning Lord Howe Island air traffic issues is by far the most telling. However it is behind a paywall, although there is no [...]

IRS Announces New Steps To Protect Taxpayers From Identity Theft Tax Fraud

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen, leading tax partners and state tax administrators have announced new steps to protect taxpayers from identity theft tax fraud, including a new collaborative effort between public and private sectors to protect taxpayers and their tax returns.

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