Tag: Proposed Legislation

Legislation Would Abolish the IRS

By on February 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Abolish the IRS

In the midst of an increasing number of proposals to eliminate or cut various federal agencies, one bill that has perhaps gone largely unnoticed would do away with the IRS.

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Legislation Aims to Stop Political ‘Burrowing’

By on February 17, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Aims to Stop Political ‘Burrowing’

A recently introduced House bill aims to end the practice of “burrowing” by political appointees into senior-level civil service positions.

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Legislation Introduced to Exempt Veterans From Hiring Freeze

By on February 16, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Exempt Veterans From Hiring Freeze

Legislation has been introduced in the House which would exempt veterans from the federal hiring freeze.

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Legislation Introduced to Abolish the CFPB

By on February 15, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Abolish the CFPB

Legislation has been introduced in Congress to eliminate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Give Federal Employees 6 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

By on February 13, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Give Federal Employees 6 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

Legislation has been reintroduced in the new Congress to give federal employees six weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child.

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Legislation Would Require Agencies to Return Unappropriated Funds to Treasury

By on February 9, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Require Agencies to Return Unappropriated Funds to Treasury

Legislation has been introduced in Congress to require federal agencies to return all fines, fees, penalties, and other unappropriated funds that they collect to the Treasury.

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First Agency Up for Elimination: Election Assistance Commission

By on February 7, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
First Agency Up for Elimination: Election Assistance Commission

The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is targeted for elimination in a new House bill.

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Removal of Federal Employees for Misconduct or Performance

By on February 6, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Removal of Federal Employees for Misconduct or Performance

The Merit Act of 2017 would make it much easier to fire a federal employee. Here are the details of this recently introduced legislation and what it would mean for the federal workforce.

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Legislation Introduced to Abolish the EPA

By on February 3, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Legislation has been introduced in the House to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Legislation Introduced to Reform Postal Employees’ Benefits

By on February 1, 2017 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Reform Postal Employees’ Benefits

Legislation has been introduced in the House that would make a number of reforms to the Postal Service including changes to current and retired Postal employees’ benefits.

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