Eric Yoder is a veteran Washington journalist who has written about government, business, law, sports and other topics. He has reported (and researched) for The Washington Post since 2000, concentrating on federal employee issues, the budget and other government policies. He also is the award-winning author of three books of short mysteries for children.
Increase in danger partly attributed to use of lands for purposes related to illegal drugs.
Employees who leave their jobs for developmental programs can be rehired.
Most services will be unavailable as tax agency carries out second sequestration-caused furlough day.
Retirement-eligible federal workers could switch to a hybrid of work and retirement under proposed rules.