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No Citizenship Question Will Be on the 2020 Census

By on July 11, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
No Citizenship Question Will Be on the 2020 Census

The Trump administration abandoned efforts to put a citizenship question on the 2020 census and is instead taking an alternate route to gather the information.

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Government to Print 2020 Census Without Citizenship Question

By on July 2, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Government to Print 2020 Census Without Citizenship Question

The Trump administration reportedly abandoned efforts to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, but the president has said it’s still on the table.

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Another Shutdown? Now Is The Time For Congress To Act To Protect Federal Workers And Contractors

By on June 25, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Another Shutdown? Now Is The Time For Congress To Act To Protect Federal Workers And Contractors

The author says that provisions of several bills that have been introduced should be enacted to help avoid government shutdowns.

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OSC Recommends Firing Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations

By on June 13, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
OSC Recommends Firing Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations

The Office of Special Counsel has recommended removing Kellyanne Conway for what it called “numerous violations” of the Hatch Act.

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No Movement on Changing the $20 Bill

By on May 21, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
No Movement on Changing the $20 Bill

The government previously approved changing the face of the $20 bill, but it appears that effort has waned after the 2016 election.

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Hatch Act Violation Complaints Up Under Trump Administration

on May 15, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Complaints that federal employees are using their platform to campaign for President Trump or his allies have risen during the Trump administration according to a recent report.

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Should a Citizenship Question be on the Census?

By on May 15, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Should a Citizenship Question be on the Census?

The Supreme Court will settle a recent debate over the census that could fundamentally change the history of how it has been used in America.

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Latest Cruise Deals for Federal Employees and Retirees

By on May 13, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Latest Cruise Deals for Federal Employees and Retirees

There are a number of cruise deals at worldwide destinations available to federal employees who may be making travel plans this year.

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This Is Public Service Recognition Week. Do You Feel Recognized?

By on May 8, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
This Is Public Service Recognition Week. Do You Feel Recognized?

The author says criticism of government policy should be directed towards politicians rather than federal employees.

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2019 Sammies Finalists Announced

By on May 5, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
2019 Sammies Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2019 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America medals (Sammies) have been announced to kick off Public Service Recognition Week.

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