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Push Continues in Congress to Allow Federal Employees to Use Ride Sharing Services

By on September 18, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 3 Comments
Push Continues in Congress to Allow Federal Employees to Use Ride Sharing Services

Congress has introduced several bills recently that are designed to encourage federal employees to use ride sharing services such as Uber when traveling or commuting.

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Airlines Get Snippy With Each Other Over Transport Contract For Federal Workers

  on September 14, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
A spat among airlines over which deserved the contract to fly U.S. government workers on certain routes intensified on Tuesday, with the chief executive of JetBlue Airways Corp calling rivals hypocritical for protesting its award.

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Traveling Feds to Get Small Increase for Hotel Reimbursements in 2017

By on August 15, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 4 Comments
Traveling Feds to Get Small Increase for Hotel Reimbursements in 2017

Federal employees traveling for work will see a slight increase in reimbursement rates for hotel stays under the new FY 2017 per diem rates.

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7 Best Shopping Deals for Feds

By on June 14, 2016 in Current Events with 2 Comments

Want to save money on smartphones, hotels or vacations packages? These are some ways federal employees can get discounts just in time for the summer travel season.

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Top Cruise Destinations and Deals for Feds

By on March 14, 2016 in Current Events with 8 Comments

With spring break right around the corner and summer not too far off, it’s time to start planning your next vacation. Cruises are a great way to travel and see the world, and as the author points out, they don’t have to be expensive.

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New Travel Reimbursement Rules Proposed for Federal Employees

By on January 7, 2016 in Current Events with 7 Comments

The General Services Administration is proposing new travel reimbursement rules for federal workers.

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GSA Cutting Vehicle Mileage Reimbursement Rates in 2016

By on December 23, 2015 in Current Events with 28 Comments

Federal employees who use their own cars for conducting government business will see a drop in the mileage reimbursement rates paid to them at the start of 2016.

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Christmas Shopping Deals for Feds

By on December 6, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 24 Comments
Christmas Shopping Deals for Feds

No matter what your shopping plans are this holiday season, these discounts available for federal employees can help to give you a head start on your Christmas shopping.

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Travel Destinations and Fall Deals for Federal Employees

By on October 5, 2015 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Travel Destinations and Fall Deals for Federal Employees

If you are looking to get away for a vacation in the fall, these destinations offer enjoyable vacations possibilities for the autumn season. The author also highlights some additional travel discounts available to federal employees and members of the military.

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‘I Saw the Elephant’ (in 1850)

By on September 9, 2015 in Agency News with 1 Comment

Many Americans are ignorant about our history. A facility in Wyoming brings to life the sacrifices and hardships from the 500,000 pioneers who crossed the country on foot, in covered wagons and on horseback to settle the West.

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