3.5 Percent Military Pay Raise in 2005–What About Civilians?

February 1, 2004 12:00 AM

The President has proposed a 3.5% pay raise for the military for 2005. The civilian pay process will be more complex than usual this year.

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Flying first class at AID

January 30, 2004 12:00 AM

Senior AID officials, including the IG, flew business class at taxpayer expense when not allowed by agency regulations.

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TSP Stock Funds Up (Again); Feds Have Lowest Cost Ratio Available Anywhere

January 30, 2004 12:00 AM

The federal TSP program is one of the best investment deals available to any investor anywhere. And return rates for January are up across the board in stock funds.

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Budget Changes Coming to Most Agencies

January 29, 2004 12:00 AM

Some agencies are going to see an increase in their budgets but most are likely to see cuts as the impact of the huge federal budget deficit is felt.

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How A Political Campaign May Impact Your Health Insurance Benefits

January 26, 2004 12:00 AM

The Federal Employees Health Benefits program is getting a lot of attention from politicians. It may have an impact on federal employees.

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Spending Bill Passes in Senate Including 4.1% Pay Raise

January 23, 2004 12:00 AM

The Senate has passed the omnibus spending package that includes a retroactive 4.1% raise for federal employees

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OPM Authorizes Additional SES Pay Raises

January 22, 2004 12:00 AM

OPM authorizes SES members to receive an additional pay raise in 2004.

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Politics, Pay and the Federal Budget

January 20, 2004 12:00 AM

There are a lot of reasons not to like the omnibus spending bill. Here are a few of the reasons it may not pass quickly.

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Which Democrat Will Unions Support?

January 18, 2004 12:00 AM

Unions have different interests and these differences are reflected in the campaign to win the Democratic nomination.

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Are America's Skies too Crowded to be Safe?

January 14, 2004 12:00 AM

Some air traffic controllers say errors are increasing at O’Hare airport as air traffic increases there.

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