On Thursday, the House Judiciary Committee approved a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution to restore fiscal responsibility to federal government spending.
Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner urging him to take federal employees’ pension funds off of the list of available resources used to prevent the country from defaulting on its debt obligations.
A recent study conducted at Ohio State University found that young adults aged 18 to 27 are not only not bothered by accumulating debt, but that they actually feel empowered by it.
The recent scandal with Congressman Weiner over his Twitter photos is a stark reminder of how badly things can go awry if our personal information gets into the wrong hands. The author offers some advice to Facebook users on ways to keep their profile data under their control.
The Government Printing Office published notice of its plan to send a request to Congress and OPM for buyout authority for 330 of its employees.
The House Subcommittee on Social Security recently examined the 2011 Annual Report of the Social Security Board of Trustees that was released in late May and released some of the highlights that were found.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has introduced a bill intended to rein in the litigation power of the National Labor Relations Board.
The Partnership for Public Service, in conjunction with Deloitte, has released the results of an analysis done on OPM’s 2010 employee survey which revealed that, overall, women are slightly less satisfied than men in nine out of ten workplace categories.
As the Postal Service continues to struggle with financial losses, it has come to an agreement with the American Postal Workers Union on a tentative March 14 labor agreement that will save $3.8 billion, largely via pay and benefits cuts.
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe testified before a Senate subcommittee on May 17 that in its current financial state, the Post Office does not have the funds necessary to make a $5.5 billion pre-payment for retiree benefits due later this year.