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Is Your Stimulus “Payment Status Not Available?” This May Be Why

By on April 16, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Is Your Stimulus “Payment Status Not Available?” This May Be Why

Are you getting a “payment status not available” message when checking your coronavirus stimulus payment? The IRS explains what this means.

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IRS Launching ‘Get My Payment’ App to Expedite Coronavirus Stimulus Payments

By on April 14, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IRS Launching ‘Get My Payment’ App to Expedite Coronavirus Stimulus Payments

The IRS is launching an online application this week to help qualifying taxpayers get their coronavirus stimulus payments more quickly.

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Second TSA Employee Dies From Coronavirus, 373 Total Workers Test Positive

on April 13, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A second Transportation Security Administration employee died from coronavirus the same day the agency announced its first worker had died.

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Trump Says Infrastructure Bill Should Slash Salary of Highest-Paid Federal Worker

on April 10, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

President Trump on Wednesday called on Congress to slash the salary of the top-paid federal employee, Jeff Lyash, who earned $8.1 million last year as president of the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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USPS Wants $75 Billion to Survive Coronavirus Pandemic

By on April 10, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USPS Wants $75 Billion to Survive Coronavirus Pandemic

The Postal Service wants a bailout from Congress, but is this just delaying the inevitable?

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Lawmakers Renew Their Plea for a Postal Service Bailout

By on April 8, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Renew Their Plea for a Postal Service Bailout

A small group of lawmakers are asking for emergency relief for the Postal Service in the next coronavirus stimulus bill.

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IRS Provides Update About Coronavirus Stimulus Payments

By on March 31, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IRS Provides Update About Coronavirus Stimulus Payments

The IRS has provided information about when and how individuals will receive their coronavirus stimulus payments.

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IRS Orders Office Evacuation, Affecting Most Agency Employees

on March 30, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The IRS issued a nearly blanket evacuation order to its workforce beginning today, the latest in a series of steps to shrink the number of on-site employees due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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House Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Contains a Bailout for the Postal Service

By on March 24, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Contains a Bailout for the Postal Service

Two House lawmakers have said that the coronavirus has created a financial emergency for the Postal Service.

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As Postal Workers Fall Sick, Colleagues Keep Working. And Worrying.

on March 23, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

As the number of positive cases of COVID-19 coronavirus rise in the Postal Service workforce, employees worry that the USPS isn’t doing enough to protect them, and that they could become unwitting carriers of the virus.

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