Millions More Government Fingerprints Believed to be StolenThe number of people applying for or receiving security clearances whose fingerprint images were stolen in one of the worst government data breaches is now believed to be 5.6 million, not 1.1 million as first thought, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced Wednesday.
Union Sues Feds Over Hack, Says Agency Had Ample WarningThe largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit Monday against the federal personnel office, its leaders and one of its contractors, arguing that negligence contributed to what government officials are calling one of the most damaging cyberthefts in U.S. history.
OPM Sends Data Breach Notifications to Millions of EmployeesMillions of federal workers are starting to receive notices from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management that their identity may be compromised following the recent data breach.
D.C. Federal Agencies Open Wednesday, Area Schools CloseWashington area residents are digging out from as much as 10 inches of snow following the most significant winter storm of the season.
GOP Senator Files Suit To Force Congress, Staff To Buy ObamacareSen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., is filing a lawsuit that would force Congress and its staffers to purchase their insurance from the federal health care exchanges without exemptions carved out by the Office of Personnel Management.
GOP Senators Announce Legislation To Reverse 'Obamacare' Exemptions For Government OfficialsTwo Republican senators have announced their plan for legislation that would require that all members of Congress, the president, vice president and all political appointees in the administration to purchase their health insurance from the “Obamacare” exchanges without taxpayer subsidies.