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Federal Employees Continue to Provide Vital Services During Coronavirus Pandemic

on March 29, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

While Washington appears to have come to a grinding halt, more than 2 million federal workers across the US continue to provide vital services.

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What’s in the Coronavirus Stimulus Bill for Federal Employees?

By on March 27, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
What’s in the Coronavirus Stimulus Bill for Federal Employees?

Congress has passed a massive bill to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Here are some of the details that will impact many readers.

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Election 2020: Which Candidate Do Federal Employees Prefer?

By on March 24, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Election 2020: Which Candidate Do Federal Employees Prefer?

An informal survey of readers over the past 10 days provides insight into which candidates for president are the most popular.

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Which States Rely Most on Federal Aid?

By on March 23, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Which States Rely Most on Federal Aid?

A new report ranks the states in terms of their reliance on aid from the federal government.

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Coronavirus Guidelines from the White House

By on March 16, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Coronavirus Guidelines from the White House

The White House is asking all Americans to do their part to combat the spread of the coronavirus. It has released new guidelines to facilitate this effort.

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Payroll Tax Cut? Not So Fast…

By on March 14, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Payroll Tax Cut? Not So Fast…

The author says that a payroll tax reduction is possible, but there are still no details as of yet.

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In God We Trust – But Who Else?

By on March 13, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
In God We Trust – But Who Else?

Current data show Americans increasingly do not trust government. The author analyzes the situation.

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Senators Want to Ban Federal Employees from Using TikTok

on March 12, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Two Senators have introduced a bill aimed at banning federal employees from using Chinese social media app TikTok on their government-issued phones, amid growing national security concerns around the collection and sharing of data on U.S. users with China’s government.

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Election 2020: Who Would Receive Your Vote?

By on March 10, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Election 2020: Who Would Receive Your Vote?

Which candidates do members of the federal community favor in the upcoming election?

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Senator Wants to Ban TikTok for Federal Employees

on March 7, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) said on Wednesday he will introduce legislation banning federal employees from using social media app TikTok on their devices and accused the company of sharing data with the Chinese government.

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