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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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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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How Do Federal Employees Rate President Trump in His First Year?

By on February 20, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
How Do Federal Employees Rate President Trump in His First Year?

How do federal employees and retirees rate President Trump’s performance after his first year? How does his rating compare to President Obama at the same point?

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Congress Passes Bill in Vote to End Brief Overnight Shutdown

By on February 9, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Congress Passes Bill in Vote to End Brief Overnight Shutdown

A brief government shutdown ensued overnight, but quickly came to an end after Congress reached an agreement early this morning.

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White House Relaunches Petition Website

By on February 5, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
White House Relaunches Petition Website

The White House has relaunched its popular We the People petitions website after it was briefly offline for maintenance.

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