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Trump Donates His First Quarter Salary to VA

May 18, 2018 9:31 AM

The White House announced that President Trump has donated his first quarter salary to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Trump Forms Task Force to Avoid a ‘Taxpayer Funded Bailout’ of the Postal Service

April 13, 2018 12:25 PM
Trump Forms Task Force to Avoid a ‘Taxpayer Funded Bailout’ of the Postal Service

President Trump signed an executive order to establish a task force to study the ailing finances of the Postal Service and make suggestions for reforms.

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Bill Banning Painted Portraits of Federal Officials Signed into Law

March 28, 2018 4:48 PM
Bill Banning Painted Portraits of Federal Officials Signed into Law

Agencies have spent between $19,000 and $50,000 apiece to have portraits painted for display. President Trump has signed into law a bill banning future taxpayer funding of these portraits.

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Legislation Would Ban Federal Employees from Staying at Trump Properties

March 16, 2018 7:35 PM
Legislation Would Ban Federal Employees from Staying at Trump Properties

Recently introduced legislation would bar agencies from paying for federal employees to spend money at properties owned by President Trump or his family.

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OSC Issues Updated Hatch Act Guidance for 2020 Election

March 6, 2018 10:27 AM
OSC Issues Updated Hatch Act Guidance for 2020 Election

The Office of Special Counsel issued updated Hatch Act guidelines for federal employees after President Trump declared his candidacy for reelection in 2020.

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

February 20, 2018 2:22 PM
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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More Firings May Not Lead To Better Results

February 7, 2018 2:36 PM
More Firings May Not Lead To Better Results

The author says that making it easier to fire federal employees is an emotionally charged issue that is only one aspect of addressing accountability problems.

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

January 31, 2018 2:32 PM
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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Trump Calls for Making it Easier to Fire Federal Employees in SOTU

January 31, 2018 9:39 AM

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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Legislation Aims to Reestablish Labor Relations Council

January 30, 2018 10:02 AM
Legislation Aims to Reestablish Labor Relations Council

Legislation has been introduced in Congress to revive a national council on labor-management relations. Given the history, it is unlikely to go anywhere.

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