Ian Smith is one of the co-founders of FedSmith.com. He enjoys writing about current topics that affect the federal workforce. Ian also has a background in web development and does the technical work for the FedSmith.com web site and its sibling sites.
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Legislation has been introduced in the House to allow Americans to use gun license permits as permissible identification for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) purposes.
Many of our users have been wondering if the new Self Plus One option will save them money over the family option next year. FedSmith.com has put together an analysis of FEHB premiums to quickly compare the costs between the two options for the various plans in the FEHB to help you determine if you will save money with this new option.
The House of Representatives passed legislation this week that would limit bonuses paid to Veterans Affairs employees in the Senior Executive Service to $2 million in FY 2016.
An online petition was recently started that asks the White House to give federal employees an extra paid day off at Thanksgiving.
The Office of Personnel Management processed over 10,000 retirement applications in October, however, there are still over 12,000 backlogged applications.