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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Should Feds Worry About Another Shutdown?

By on February 4, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Should Feds Worry About Another Shutdown?

As Congress races towards another funding deadline, the author addresses the potential risks to federal employees.

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FISA Memo Released

By on February 2, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
FISA Memo Released

The House Permanent Committee on Intelligence has released the controversial FISA memo involving the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Here is a copy of the memo.

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Should the Census be Allowed to Ask About Citizenship?

By on February 2, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should the Census be Allowed to Ask About Citizenship?

Should the Census ask about citizenship status? A dispute has arisen between one lawmaker and the Justice Department over the issue.

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Starting Off on a High Note: Which TSP Funds Had the Largest Gains in January?

By on February 1, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Starting Off on a High Note: Which TSP Funds Had the Largest Gains in January?

TSP investors were very successful in January 2018 as stock prices continued to go up. See which funds had the best record last month.

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CBO Issues New Warning on Debt Ceiling

By on February 1, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
CBO Issues New Warning on Debt Ceiling

The CBO projects in a new report that the government will run out of money sooner than expected. Measures to offset the debt limit can impact federal employees.

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How Do You Rate President Trump’s Performance After His First Year?

By on January 31, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
How Do You Rate President Trump’s Performance After His First Year?

How do you rate President Trump’s performance after the first year?

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Appeals Court Rules CFPB’s Structure is Constitutional

on January 31, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The DC Court of Appeals has said that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's structure is constitutional, overturning a previous decision in a case that challenged the agency on the grounds that it was in violation of the separation of powers.

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Union Official Time: Why a Basic Change is Needed

By on January 31, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Union Official Time: Why a Basic Change is Needed

The author says that reports of official time issued by OPM are inaccurate and understated. He raises some questions about the use of official time.

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Trump Calls for Making it Easier to Fire Federal Employees in SOTU

By on January 31, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

President Trump called for making it easier to fire federal employees for non-performance in his State of the Union address.

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