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NEW from @buzzfeednews: Americans will get a six-month reprieve from federal student loan payments, as the coronavirus p…

NEW from @buzzfeednews: Americans will get a six-month reprieve from federal student loan payments, as the coronavirus pandemic leads to job losses and economic turmoil nationwide. Get the full details in the link in bio 👆 BuzzFeed (@buzzfeed) • Instagram photos and videos

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New York Federal Reserve injects $1.5 trillion into markets amid coronavirus chaos for stocks

The Federal Reserve of New York on Thursday took steps to inject more than $ 1.5 trillion into the markets amid coronavirus fears among investors. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Federal employee appeals agency could restart issuing decisions soon

A backlog of cases built up over more than two years awaits nominees for all three seats on the Merit Systems Protection Board. PowerPost

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Most Washington-area federal employees to receive 3.52 percent raise

The raise to take effect Jan. 5 will be the largest in the locality-based pay system for white-collar federal workers. PowerPost

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FDA officially raises federal minimum age to purchase all tobacco products from 18 to 21

How old do you have to be to buy tobacco? The new minimum age is 21 and applies to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and vaping cartridges. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Congressional negotiators reach tentative $1.3 trillion federal spending deal

The accord came after a Thursday meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and days of negotiations aimed at resolving conflicts over Trump’s border wall and other issues. PowerPost

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Duggars deny Homeland Security raid despite agency confirming an ‘on-going federal criminal investigation’

The Duggar family is denying reports that Homeland Security Investigations raided their home. Fox News – Breaking News Updates | Latest News Headlines | Photos & News Videos

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Federal employee salaries lag private sector by 27 percent on average, report says

The “pay gap” figure used in debates over federal employee salaries has shrunk a bit for reasons that are unclear. PowerPost

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