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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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Lawmakers Calling for Action After Veteran Suicides at VA Facilities

on April 29, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for more to be done to prevent veteran suicides after three former service members took their lives at Veterans Affairs facilities within five days earlier this month.

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Study: Federal Government is Best at Protecting Consumer Data

on April 17, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The federal government is best at protecting consumer data and the health care sector is the worst, according to a new study by the not-for-profit Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance.

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Protecting Your Personal Info in Today’s Digital World

By on April 14, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Protecting Your Personal Info in Today’s Digital World

Our personal data is always at risk in today’s world. These are some tips that can help you stay protected.

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China Using OPM Records for Spying

on April 11, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
A member of Congress said that China is mining intelligence data contained in the 23 million records of current and former federal employees stolen in the two data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management.

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