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6 Best Cruises for Federal Retirees

By on March 15, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
6 Best Cruises for Federal Retirees

Considering a cruise for your vacation? These are some that offer destinations likely to appeal to retirees.

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IRS Analyst Pleads Not Guilty To Leaking Michael Cohen’s Bank Account Information

on March 13, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
An Internal Revenue Service analyst charged with leaking bank account information of President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen pleaded not guilty Wednesday in federal court in the Northern District of California.

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Federal Unions and Politics: Follow the Money

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Federal Unions and Politics: Follow the Money

Federal employee unions are generally thought to support Democrats during elections. What do data on union donations in the last election say about that?

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Should DC Become a State?

By on March 5, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Should DC Become a State?

Should the District of Columbia become a state? The recurring effort from one Senator has again been put forth in the new session of Congress.

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IRS Employee Charged In Leak of Michael Cohen’s Bank Records to Michael Avenatti

on February 21, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
An investigative analyst for the Internal Revenue Service has been charged with leaking the personal bank records of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer.

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More Bills Introduced to Prevent Government Shutdowns

By on February 19, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
More Bills Introduced to Prevent Government Shutdowns

More bills continue to be proposed in Congress to eliminate government shutdowns. They take varying approaches to the problem.

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Supreme Court to Decide Legality of Census Citizenship Question

on February 15, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The Supreme Court said Friday that it would take up a case this term to decide whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

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Fed Up Feds May Have Good News On Shutdown

By on February 12, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Fed Up Feds May Have Good News On Shutdown

An agreement has been reached in principle to avoid another shutdown. The author analyzes possible outcomes and implications for federal employees.

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Negotiators Say They Reached an Agreement In Principle to Avoid a Shutdown

on February 12, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Congressional negotiators say they have reached an agreement in principle to avert a partial government shutdown at the end of this week.

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Which States Are Most Reliant on Federal Aid?

By on February 11, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Which States Are Most Reliant on Federal Aid?

The Tax Foundation illustrates which states’ budgets benefit the most (and least) from federal aid.

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