Working to Uncover Covert Activity at the EPA

By on December 10, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Working to Uncover Covert Activity at the EPA

A second lawsuit has been filed against the EPA seeking information about covert activity by agency employees.

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Spread the Swamp? Trump Administration Wants to Move Government Offices Out of Washington

on December 9, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A growing movement inside of Washington is pushing for moving some agencies out of the city and closer to the people and regions that they serve.

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Good and Not So Good News From the 2017 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government®

By on December 9, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Good and Not So Good News From the 2017 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government®

The author says the real story inside of the Best Places to Work rankings lies in the comparison to employees in the private sector.

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Turning Social Security Into Welfare

By on December 8, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) shared his ideas on Social Security in a recent interview. The author says they would ultimately turn it into a welfare program.

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How is Modified Adjusted Gross Income Calculated?

By on December 8, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
How is Modified Adjusted Gross Income Calculated?

I understand that my Medicare Part B premiums can be higher if my modified adjusted gross income is above a certain amount. How is MAGI calculated?

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Congress Avoids Shutdown, for Now

By on December 8, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Congress Avoids Shutdown, for Now

With passage of a temporary spending bill, Congress has averted a shutdown, at least for another couple of weeks.

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Last Minute Decisions on Your 2018 FEHB Choice

By on December 7, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Last Minute Decisions on Your 2018 FEHB Choice

As Open Season winds down, these are some tips to help federal employees narrow down their insurance choices and save money.

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Lawyer in $550 Million SSA Scam Captured in Honduras

By on December 7, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawyer in $550 Million SSA Scam Captured in Honduras

A fugitive lawyer known as “Mr. Social Security” has been captured in Honduras and is now serving a 12 year prison sentence while awaiting trial on numerous other charges after he escaped and left the country.

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Senators Want Hiring Freeze Lifted at State Department

By on December 6, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senators Want Hiring Freeze Lifted at State Department

The Democratic members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee have called for an immediate end to the hiring freeze at the State Department.

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Top Christmas Deals for Federal Employees

By on December 6, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Top Christmas Deals for Federal Employees

Federal employees have a number of discounts available to them to help with their Christmas shopping. These are a few examples.

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