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Agencies Will Have to Cancel Subscriptions to New York Times, Washington Post

By on October 25, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Agencies Will Have to Cancel Subscriptions to New York Times, Washington Post

The White House reportedly plans to direct federal agencies to cancel their subscriptions to the New York Times and the Washington Post.

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Trump Signs Bill to Avoid Another Shutdown

on September 29, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

President Donald Trump signed a temporary spending bill Friday to avoid another government shutdown.

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President Recommends 2.6% Pay Raise for 2020

By on August 30, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
President Recommends 2.6% Pay Raise for 2020

President Trump has issued an alternative pay plan for 2020 recommending a pay raise of 2.6%.

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Trump Signs Executive Order to Eliminate Student Loan Debt for Disabled Veterans

on August 21, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday directing the Education Department to more easily forgive the federal student loans of 100% disabled veterans.

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Senators Don’t Want Federal Agencies Collecting Citizenship Data

By on July 25, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Senators Don’t Want Federal Agencies Collecting Citizenship Data

A group of Senators are threatening to withhold funds in an effort to stop federal agencies from providing citizenship data to the Commerce Department.

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Government to Print 2020 Census Without Citizenship Question

By on July 2, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Government to Print 2020 Census Without Citizenship Question

The Trump administration reportedly abandoned efforts to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, but the president has said it’s still on the table.

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Hatch Act Violation Complaints Up Under Trump Administration

on May 15, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Complaints that federal employees are using their platform to campaign for President Trump or his allies have risen during the Trump administration according to a recent report.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Restore ALJs to Competitive Service

By on May 2, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Restore ALJs to Competitive Service

Another attempt is being made in Congress to restore Administrative Law Judges to the competitive service.

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Third MSPB Member Finally Nominated

By on May 1, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Third MSPB Member Finally Nominated

The long awaited third member of the MSPB has been nominated. Does this mean the case backlog will finally start to improve?

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Security Clearance Background Checks To Be Handled By Pentagon

on April 24, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
President Trump ordered the Pentagon Wednesday to take over the government’s massive job of conducting background checks for security clearances.

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