Tag: Current Events

Sweet Tea and Southern Bar-B-Que or California Wine and Sushi?

Filed in News by on December 29, 2005 Comments

Who changed the pay tables and how will the changes affect our readers?

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“Merry Christmas” Is A “Content Violation”

Filed in News by on December 28, 2005 Comments

Our readers have differing views about the celebration of Christmas and the role of religion in American life. But one agency says “Merry Christmas” is a “content violation.”

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Show Me the Money!

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The percentages for the 2006 pay increases in the federal government are out now. But what are the actual dollar amounts of the salaries of some of the higher ranking government officials?

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Merry Christmas! President Signs Pay Raise EO

Filed in News by on December 23, 2005 Comments

President Bush signed an Executive Order late yesterday approving the 2006 pay raise for federal employees.

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More Money in Your Paycheck But Less for Mileage

Filed in News by on December 8, 2005 Comments

The reimbursement rates for use of privately owned vehicles while on government business are going down in January.

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Fed Names and Info Available on the Internet…For A Small Fee

Filed in News by on December 7, 2005 Comments

Personal information about most federal employees is available for a fee on the internet. OPM has recently withheld information on a number of federal employees. A new lawsuit may determine whether your information will continue to be up for sale.

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President Signs Off on Pay Raise for Feds

Filed in News by on December 1, 2005 Comments

President Bush has signed the appropriations bill for several agencies that contains the 2006 pay raise for federal employees.

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Is It Christmas or A Holiday Season To Buy Gifts for Unstated Reasons?

Filed in News by on November 28, 2005 Comments

After the Thanksgiving feast to give thanks for our many blessings, we enter what often refer to as the “holiday season.” The cultural wars can’t be far behind.

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