Tag: Jason Chaffetz

Chaffetz Will Not Seek Reelection

By on April 19, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Chaffetz Will Not Seek Reelection

Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has announced that he will not seek reelection for Congress in 2018.

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Should Many Federal Jobs Be Moved Out of Washington?

By on March 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should Many Federal Jobs Be Moved Out of Washington?

Will federal jobs and agencies be moving out of Washington, DC? Here is an example of one agency considering moving some jobs to Alabama.

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House Committee Wants to Ensure President Trump Isn’t Deleting His Tweets

By on March 10, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
House Committee Wants to Ensure President Trump Isn’t Deleting His Tweets

A House Committee wants to ensure that President Trump isn’t in violation of the Presidential Records Act by deleting tweets sent from his Twitter accounts.

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Leaking Information, Federal Employees and Political Ideology

By on February 16, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Leaking Information, Federal Employees and Political Ideology

An investigation into leaking intelligence information surrounding the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn has been requested by two House Committees. This begs the question, should federal employees work to oppose President Trump?

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‘Antiquated Assumptions’ About Federal Pay and Benefits

By on February 12, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
‘Antiquated Assumptions’ About Federal Pay and Benefits

What changes are likely to occur to your pay and benefits? These are some proposed changes federal workers might see under a new administration based on what we know today.

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Legislation Introduced to Abolish the Department of Education

By on February 10, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Abolish the Department of Education

A new bill contains one sentence: “The Department of Education shall terminate on December 31, 2018.”

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Did Kellyanne Conway Violate Federal Ethics Regulations?

By on February 9, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The Office of Government Ethics has said that disciplinary action against Kellyanne Conway appears to be warranted for statements she made which appear to violate her position as a federal employee.

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Legislation Introduced to Reform Postal Employees’ Benefits

By on February 1, 2017 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Reform Postal Employees’ Benefits

Legislation has been introduced in the House that would make a number of reforms to the Postal Service including changes to current and retired Postal employees’ benefits.

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NARFE Says Bill Targeting Tax Delinquent Federal Employees Addresses a ‘Problem That Doesn’t Exist’

By on January 31, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
NARFE Says Bill Targeting Tax Delinquent Federal Employees Addresses a ‘Problem That Doesn’t Exist’

NARFE sent a letter to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform this week in opposition to legislation that would prohibit tax delinquent federal employees from being employed by the federal government.

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DOJ to Review FBI’s Handling of Clinton Email Probe

By on January 12, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DOJ to Review FBI’s Handling of Clinton Email Probe

The Department of Justice IG has announced his office will be reviewing how the FBI handled its inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s email use around the time of the presidential election.

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