May 100% Official Time for Union Officials be a Per Se Statutory Violation?

March 26, 2015 3:15 PM Comments

Most federal sector union locals operate on a no cost to them basis. The author asks if it is time for agencies to look at what employees on 100% official time are doing with that time.

Kerry Orders State Department Review of Email Procedures

March 27, 2015 6:37 PM Comments

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has asked the department’s inspector general to look into procedures for handling emails by State Department employees, the department said Friday.

Gaming Social Security

March 25, 2015 3:58 PM Comments

Retirees are trying to improve their return on their past Social Security contributions. The author describes why any success that they have at doing this will come at the expense of Social Security’s long term solvency.

Congressman: Clinton Wiped Email Server Clean, Deleted Emails

March 28, 2015 10:43 AM Comments

Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server “clean,” permanently deleting all emails from it, the Republican chairman of a House of Representatives committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, said Friday.

Combat Veterans Face ‘Cruel’ Struggle To Prove Their Service To VA, Amid Missing Records

March 27, 2015 4:00 PM Comments

Veterans of all wars are fighting to prove their service and obtain benefits they believe they deserve, and finding out that the VA’s records are woefully incomplete.

Yellen: Economy Not Good Enough Yet

March 27, 2015 6:19 PM Comments

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen thinks the economy is improving … but that it should be doing much better.

Are You Successful In Your Job? It All Depends On Your Evidence of Success!

March 27, 2015 3:14 AM Comments

When you fail to define the specific evidence of your success, it’s practically impossible to ever get there. So how do you create this evidence? The author provides some suggestions.

DHS: The Department of Everything?

March 28, 2015 10:42 AM Comments

The author says that every job that DHS is responsible for is important and needs to be done, but that they were all being done before, without the DHS structure which she calls a “colossal, inefficient boondoggle.”

Secret Service Supervisors Said Agents Weren’t Drunk

March 27, 2015 5:58 PM Comments

Senior Secret Service supervisors didn’t believe two senior agents were intoxicated the night of a March 4 White House incident in which the agents allegedly disturbed an active bomb investigation after a night of drinking.

Lawmakers Outraged That VA Official of Mangled Project Will Retire With Full Benefits

March 27, 2015 3:59 PM Comments

Glenn D. Haggstrom, a top construction official responsible for overseeing the hospital fiasco in Aurora, Colo., resigned from the VA on Wednesday with full benefits.

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