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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? Take this FedSmith survey and share your feedback.

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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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Chaffetz Asks IG to Investigate Comey’s Firing

By on May 11, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Chaffetz Asks IG to Investigate Comey’s Firing

Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has asked the Justice Department’s Inspector General to investigate the circumstances surrounding James Comey’s firing.

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Agencies and Employees Celebrating Public Service Recognition Week

By on May 8, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Public Service Recognition Week is held annually to honor public servants and their accomplishments. What does this occasion mean to you?

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Thank a Government Employee This Week

By on May 8, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Thank a Government Employee This Week

The author offers his thanks to federal employees in honor of Public Service Recognition Week.

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2017 Sammies Finalists Announced

By on May 7, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The 2017 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal finalists have been announced and will be honored as part of Public Service Recognition Week.

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Trump Administration Proposes Sweeping Tax Reform

By on April 26, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The Trump administration has unveiled a tax reform plan that proposes sweeping tax cuts for both businesses and individuals.

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We’ve Been Busy!

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

The FedSmith.com site has undergone some recent changes as we continuously work to bring our users the best and most timely news.

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