Tag: Proposed Legislation

Legislation Would Allow the Postal Service to Start Shipping Alcoholic Beverages

Filed in Headlines, News by on July 30, 2015 Comments

Legislation has been introduced in the House that would, among other things, allow the Postal Service to start shipping beer, wine, and liquor and also claims that it would modernize the agency to set it on a path to financial solvency.

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Senators Introduce Legislation to Eliminate Dollar Bill

Filed in Headlines, News by on July 29, 2015 Comments

Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Mike Enzi (R-WY) have introduced legislation to phase out the $1 bill with a $1 coin.

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Legislation Introduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Protection for Hack Victims

Filed in News by on July 9, 2015 Comments

Legislation is being introduced in Congress to provide free lifetime identity theft protection coverage to federal employees and retirees whose personal data was compromised in the recent Office of Personnel Management data breaches.

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Should the District of Columbia Be a State?

Filed in News by on July 1, 2015 Comments

Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) recently introduced legislation to make the District of Columbia the 51st state. Do you think this is a good idea, or is statehood for the District unnecessary?

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Jenkins Reintroduces Legislation to Allow Recording Conversations with Federal Employees

Filed in News by on June 24, 2015 Comments

Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) has reintroduced legislation that would allow American citizens to record conversations with federal employees, both in person and over the phone.

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Reforming the IRS Begins With Customer Service

Filed in News by on June 21, 2015 Comments

In this editorial, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and John Thune (R-SD) say that the key to reforming the IRS is to improve customer service at the agency.

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Bill Aims to Crack Down on Embezzlement of Federal Retirement Funds

Filed in News by on June 15, 2015 Comments

Legislation being introduced by Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) would make it a felony to embezzle federal employees’ retirement funds.

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Congressman Wants ‘Gender Diversity’ Option for the TSP

Filed in News by on May 20, 2015 Comments

Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA) has introduced legislation that would give federal employees the option to invest through the Thrift Savings Plan in companies that demonstrate a strong commitment to gender diversity and women’s economic empowerment. Is this a good idea?

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