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NARFE Response to ‘NARFE Embroiled in Political Controversy’

By on June 23, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments

NARFE has issued a statement in response to an article written by FedSmith.com author Michael Wald about a proposal to allow its National President to seek a third term.

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NARFE Embroiled In Political Controversy

By on June 22, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments

NARFE is facing a backlash from members for suggesting that its current National President be allowed to seek a third term.

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FBI Seeking Information on Congressional Baseball Shooter

By on June 15, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The FBI has released details on the shooter who left one Congressman critically injured and is asking for tips to aid their investigation.

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Rep. Steve Scalise Among Shooting Victims at Congressional Baseball Practice

on June 14, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was among several individuals shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia by a gunman.

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How Do Federal Employees Rate President Trump?

By on June 5, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
How Do Federal Employees Rate President Trump?

How do FedSmith readers rate President Trump’s performance so far, and are they more or less optimistic about their career as a federal employee?

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‘Let Us Gather Around Their Sacred Remains’

By on May 28, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
‘Let Us Gather Around Their Sacred Remains’

The author reflects on the Memorial Day holiday, its history, and why it is important to remember that it is much more than just the kick off of summer.

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How Do You Rate President Trump?

By on May 25, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments

How do you rate President Trump’s performance to date? FedSmith readers had a chance to share their feedback in this survey.

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Former Federal Employee Charged With Shooting of Amtrak Conductor

on May 19, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
A Wisconsin man who formerly worked for the federal government is facing attempted murder charges for the shooting of an Amtrak conductor Tuesday afternoon because he could not get off the train at a station in west suburban Naperville, according to authorities.

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Chaffetz to Leave Office June 30

By on May 19, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Chaffetz to Leave Office June 30

Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has announced that his last day in Congress will be on June 30th.

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Smart and Pretty: Federal Employee Crowned Miss USA

By on May 16, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Smart and Pretty: Federal Employee Crowned Miss USA

A federal employee scientist has been crowned as Miss USA. Her first lesson: dealing with the media.

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