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Federal Government and Federal Employees Under President Trump

By on November 9, 2016 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Government and Federal Employees Under President Trump

The 2016 election will have an impact on the federal workforce. Here is a summary of changes that may be in store for the federal government and federal workers under President Trump.

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This NASA Astronaut Voted From Space

on November 8, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Shane Kimbrough, a NASA astronaut currently living on board the International Space Station, filed his ballot in Tuesday's presidential election... from space!

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DHS Report: Hackers Could Meddle With Election Results Reporting

on November 7, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Elements of America’s election infrastructure potentially are vulnerable to hacking and other cyber-intrusions that could impact the ability of voters to cast ballots on Election Day or manipulate unofficial election night data, according to a Department of Homeland Security report.

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Comey Says FBI Stands By Decision Not to Pursue Charges in Clinton Email Investigation

By on November 6, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Comey Says FBI Stands By Decision Not to Pursue Charges in Clinton Email Investigation

In a follow up letter to Members of Congress, FBI Director James Comey said his agency has found no new evidence that would warrant any charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while Secretary of State.

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FedSmith.com Users Say Fear is Motivating Voting Preferences

By on November 6, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
FedSmith.com Users Say Fear is Motivating Voting Preferences

When you think of voting in the election this year, what is your motivation: enthusiasm for your preferred candidate to win or fear of the other candidate winning? According to a majority of FedSmith.com users, fear of the other candidate is their primary motivation.

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Big Jump for Trump in Reader’s Presidential Preference Survey

By on November 3, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Big Jump for Trump in Reader’s Presidential Preference Survey

A very recent survey on presidential preference among readers was taken after the FBI announcement on October 28th. The results are substantially different than a similar survey taken several weeks earlier.

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Elections and the Stock Market: All TSP Stock Funds Down in October

By on November 1, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Elections and the Stock Market: All TSP Stock Funds Down in October

Does the stock market predict the results of a presidential election? The TSP stock funds were down in October.

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Election Day is Almost Here: Who Will Receive Your Vote for President?

By on October 31, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Election day is almost here. Have you decided who will receive your vote?

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Did FBI Director James Comey Violate the Hatch Act?

By on October 31, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Did FBI Director James Comey Violate the Hatch Act?

Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) sent a letter to FBI Director James Comey in which he told him he may have violated the Hatch Act by revealing his agency’s investigation days before the election of additional emails related to Hillary Clinton’s private email server.

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Report Suggests Next Administration Make Radical Changes to the Federal Workforce

By on October 27, 2016 in Leadership, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Report Suggests Next Administration Make Radical Changes to the Federal Workforce

A new report says that the incoming presidential administration should consider making some radical changes to the federal workforce in order to improve government performance.

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