Tag: Proposed Legislation

Temporary Funding Measure Passes Congress – No Change on Pay Raise

Filed in News by on September 18, 2014 Comments

Congress has passed a measure to fund the government through December 11 and to prevent a government shutdown.

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Legislation Introduced to Repeal Increases in Federal Employee Pension Contributions

Filed in News by on July 31, 2014 Comments

Two Congressmen have introduced legislation that would repeal the recent increases in federal workers’ pension contributions.

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Senators Want VA Employees Involved in Scandal to Repay Bonuses

Filed in News by on July 2, 2014 Comments

U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) have introduced legislation that would take back bonuses paid to employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) who were involved in the manipulation of electronic waitlists.

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Legislation Introduced to Reform Federal Hiring Process

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on June 27, 2014 Comments

Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) has introduced legislation that will allow federal agencies to share information about potential job candidates in an effort to reform the federal hiring process.

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Legislation Proposes Social Security Enhancements

Filed in News by on June 11, 2014 Comments

Senators Mark Begich (D-AK) and Patty Murray (D-WA) have introduced legislation designed to strengthen the Social Security program in several ways.

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Bill Would Allow Veterans to Sue VA Employees

Filed in News by on June 4, 2014 Comments

Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) has introduced legislation that would allow veterans to sue VA employees who falsified or destroyed health records and would also make it easier for the VA to fire employees for falsifying or destroying records.

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Legislation Introduced to Stop EPA Carbon Rule

Filed in News by on June 3, 2014 Comments

Two House members are introducing legislation that would block the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule that would set caps on carbon emissions from existing power plants.

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Hawaii Senator Wants 3.3% Pay Raise for Federal Employees

Filed in News by on May 23, 2014 Comments

Senator Brian Schlatz (D-HI) introduced legislation late this week (S 2397) proposing a 3.3% pay increase for federal workers.

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