Immigration Judge Disciplined for Hatch Act Violation

By on September 17, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Immigration Judge Disciplined for Hatch Act Violation

An immigration judge has been hit with a significant disciplinary action for violating the Hatch Act.

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Man Who Pretended to be His Dead Sister to Steal VA Benefits is Sentenced to Prison

By on September 17, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Man Who Pretended to be His Dead Sister to Steal VA Benefits is Sentenced to Prison

A man who had pretended to be his dead sister in order to steal VA benefits has been sentenced to prison.

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No Increase in Latest 2020 COLA Figure

By on September 16, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
No Increase in Latest 2020 COLA Figure

Inflation did not rear its ugly head in August. That may not be good news for federal retirees and Social Security beneficiaries.

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RFP Issued for TSP’s Annuity Provider

By on September 16, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
RFP Issued for TSP’s Annuity Provider

A request for proposal has been issued for a provider for the TSP’s annuity program.

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Postal Service Licked in Court Fight Over Stamp Price Hike

on September 16, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A federal appeals court in Washington on Friday threw out a 5-cent hike to the price of a first class “Forever Stamp” along with other adjustments made in January to the price of first-class mail.

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TSP Changes Now in Effect

By on September 15, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Changes Now in Effect

Significant changes for the federal government’s TSP program are now in effect. Here is a summary of what has changed.

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Florida Reps. Push Back on VA’s Decision to Shut Down Congressional Offices in Medical Facilities

on September 14, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Members of the Florida congressional delegation are pushing back at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) after being told to close their offices in VA facilities.

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Veteran Found Covered in Ant Bites at VA Facility

on September 13, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) is asking the Department of Veterans Affairs questions after it was reported that a veteran was found covered in ants on two occasions at one of the agency's medical centers in Georgia.

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Quick Financial Tips for Federal Employees: September Edition

By on September 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Quick Financial Tips for Federal Employees: September Edition

The author lists a few bits of information for federal employees when it comes to their pay, benefits and retirement.

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Warren Unveils Social Security Plan That Raises Benefits By $200 Per Month

on September 12, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released a plan to bolster Social Security on Thursday that would raise benefits by $200 a month for current and future beneficiaries of the program.

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