Tag: Proposed Legislation
The House of Representatives recently passed a bill making it much easier to fire employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The author says that while well intentioned, the bill is taking the wrong approach, and he outlines the main problems he sees with the legislation.
In response to the recent data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management that left the personal data of millions of current and former federal workers vulnerable, one lawmaker has introduced legislation which he says will combat future attacks. However, the bill does not provide a great deal of specifics on how this would be accomplished.
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.
Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Mike Enzi (R-WY) have introduced legislation to phase out the $1 bill with a $1 coin.
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.
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.