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FedSmith Users Overwhelmingly Support Term Limits for Congress

By on May 15, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
FedSmith Users Overwhelmingly Support Term Limits for Congress

Based on our latest survey, our readers left no doubt where they stand on wanting term limits for Members of Congress.

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Unsung ‘Sheroes’ Receive Recognition

By on May 9, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Unsung ‘Sheroes’ Receive Recognition

The Unsung Shero Awards were presented as part of Public Service Recognition Week to women for their excellence in federal service.

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Thank a Government Employee During PSRW

By on May 9, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Thank a Government Employee During PSRW

The author expresses his gratitude to federal employees in celebration of Public Service Recognition Week.

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What Does Federal Service Mean to You?

By on May 7, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
What Does Federal Service Mean to You?

It’s Public Service Recognition Week. What does (or did if you are retired) your federal career mean to you?

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PSRW Kicks Off with Announcement of Sammies Finalists

By on May 7, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
PSRW Kicks Off with Announcement of Sammies Finalists

The 2018 finalists for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America (Sammies) have been announced to coincide with Public Service Recognition Week.

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Should There Be Term Limits for Congress?

By on April 23, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Should There Be Term Limits for Congress?

Should term limits be imposed on Members of Congress?

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Bill Would Tie Federal Funds to Citizenship

By on April 11, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Bill Would Tie Federal Funds to Citizenship

Recently introduced legislation would mandate that federal funding be based only on the number of U.S. citizens in a locality.

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Shutdown Threat Off the Table

on March 23, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
President Trump has signed the $1.3 trillion spending bill despite an earlier veto threat, thus eliminating the possibility of another shutdown at the end of the week.

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OSC Says Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act Twice

By on March 6, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
OSC Says Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act Twice

The Office of Special Counsel has concluded that Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway violated the Hatch Act in her capacity as a federal employee.

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Which States Rely the Most on Federal Aid?

By on February 25, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Which States Rely the Most on Federal Aid?

A recent report from the Tax Foundation breaks down which states’ budgets benefit the most (and least) from federal aid.

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