Ian Smith is one of the co-founders of FedSmith.com. He enjoys writing about current topics that affect the federal workforce.
Ian has worked in the web development field since 1998 and does the development and programming for the FedSmith.com web site and its sibling sites.
Ian Smith's Latest Posts
A new report from the IRS shows that current and former federal employees collectively owe $3,539,203,480 in unpaid taxes as of the end of FY 2014.
Three Senators reintroduced legislation this week that would prohibit paying bonuses to federal workers who are not in good standing with their agencies or who are in violation of the law.
The House of Representatives Budget Committee released its FY 2016 budget proposal today. Although it offers no specifics, the proposal calls for requiring federal employees and Members of Congress to make greater contributions towards their retirement programs.
Legislation has been introduced that would cut the pay of federal workers earning over $100,000 per year and also tie their pay to performance of the overall economy.
In response to the FCC’s decision this past week to regulate Internet service providers more like traditional phone companies, legislation has been introduced to stop the agency from overriding state and local municipal broadband laws.
Legislation has been introduced in the House that would block pay for Members of Congress if DHS were to shut down.
Legislation has been introduced to ensure that all Department of Homeland Security employees receive retroactive pay if there is a shutdown, regardless of furlough status.