Tag: Proposed Legislation

Senators Want VA Employees Involved in Scandal to Repay Bonuses

Filed in News by on July 2, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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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House Votes to Give 1.8% Pay Raise to Military

Filed in News by on May 22, 2014

The House passed legislation today that provides for an automatic 1.8% pay raise for military members.

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Firing Tax Delinquent Feds Still on the Table

Filed in News by on May 22, 2014

A bill that was introduced last year to terminate federal employees with “seriously delinquent” tax debts appears to slowly be making its way through the Senate.

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