Tag: Proposed Legislation

Chaffetz: It’s Time to Get Federal Agencies Out of Washington

By on January 12, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Chaffetz: It’s Time to Get Federal Agencies Out of Washington

Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) introduced a resolution this week which provides support for the notion of moving federal agencies out of Washington and into other parts of the country.

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Legislation Introduced to Target Tax Delinquent Federal Employees

By on January 11, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Target Tax Delinquent Federal Employees

Legislation has been introduced in the House that would prevent individuals with seriously delinquent tax debt from working for the federal government.

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House Passes Legislation to Reimburse Federal Employees for Using Uber

By on January 11, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
House Passes Legislation to Reimburse Federal Employees for Using Uber

The House passed legislation this week that would allow traveling federal employees to be reimbursed for ride sharing services such as Uber or Lyft.

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House Votes to Limit Rule Making Authority of Federal Agencies

By on January 6, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Votes to Limit Rule Making Authority of Federal Agencies

The House recently passed legislation that would limit the rule making authority of federal agencies.

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House Votes to Have Reprimands Remain Permanently on VA Employees’ Records

By on January 3, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Votes to Have Reprimands Remain Permanently on VA Employees’ Records

The House has voted to pass a bill that would make reprimands remain permanently on a VA employee’s record.

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7 Things Every Federal Worker Should Know About the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act

By on December 17, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
7 Things Every Federal Worker Should Know About the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act

These are seven provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act that federal workers should know about.

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Legislation Introduced to Apply the Chained CPI to Social Security COLA

By on December 11, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Apply the Chained CPI to Social Security COLA

Legislation has been introduced that would make sweeping reforms to Social Security. The author says it would make cuts to the program that would potentially harm older Americans.

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Combatting Rise in Medicare Part B Premiums for Federal Retirees

By on December 7, 2016 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Combatting Rise in Medicare Part B Premiums for Federal Retirees

Some federal retirees may be impacted by a significant increase in Medicare Part B premiums. A bill has been introduced to minimize the impact.

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Legislation Introduced to Reform TSA’s Screening Procedures for Transgender Travelers

By on December 6, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Reform TSA’s Screening Procedures for Transgender Travelers

Legislation has been introduced in the House that would require the TSA to reform its security screening procedures to be more accommodating to transgender travelers.

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Schumer Urges One Time ‘Emergency’ Payment to Social Security Recipients to Offset Low COLA

By on October 25, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Schumer Urges One Time ‘Emergency’ Payment to Social Security Recipients to Offset Low COLA

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) has announced an initiative to offset the low COLA that was recently announced for the coming year.

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