Tag: Petitions

White House Relaunches Petition Website

By on February 5, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
White House Relaunches Petition Website

The White House has relaunched its popular We the People petitions website after it was briefly offline for maintenance.

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Trump Leaves White House Petitions Website Online

By on January 20, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Trump Leaves White House Petitions Website Online

The White House’s “We the People” online petition website that began under the Obama administration is apparently here to stay under the Trump administration.

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Will the Petition to Repeal GPO, WEP Get a Response from the White House?

By on March 22, 2016 in Current Events with 59 Comments
Will the Petition to Repeal GPO, WEP Get a Response from the White House?

A petition started last month asked the White House to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset. As the petition’s deadline draws near, how likely is it that it will get a response from the White House? While those in favor of repealing these measures may not like the answer, a recent House hearing may still offer some hope.

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Petition Asks White House to Eliminate GPO and WEP

By on February 26, 2016 in Retirement with 312 Comments
Petition Asks White House to Eliminate GPO and WEP

A petition that was recently started on the White House’s We the People petition website is asking the government to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset provisions.

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The White House is Taking a New Approach to How It Responds to Online Petitions

By on December 17, 2015 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The White House is Taking a New Approach to How It Responds to Online Petitions

Online petitions submitted through the White House’s We the People website have been increasingly popular. The White House is making some changes in how it deals with the online petitions.

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President Tells Federal Workers They Can Go Home Early on Christmas Eve

By on December 11, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 88 Comments
President Tells Federal Workers They Can Go Home Early on Christmas Eve

President Obama has issued an executive order granting federal workers an extra half day off on Christmas Eve.

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Federal Employees Petition for an Extra Holiday at Christmas

By on November 29, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 128 Comments
Federal Employees Petition for an Extra Holiday at Christmas

Two petitions have been started on the White House’s “We the People” website asking the president to give federal employees an extra paid day off at Christmas.

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Will Federal Employees Get Black Friday Off?

By on November 24, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 120 Comments
Will Federal Employees Get Black Friday Off?

A petition was started last week asking the White House to give federal employees an extra day off at Thanksgiving. How likely is this to happen?

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Federal Employees Petition White House for an Extra Paid Holiday at Thanksgiving

By on November 17, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 46 Comments
Federal Employees Petition White House for an Extra Paid Holiday at Thanksgiving

An online petition was recently started that asks the White House to give federal employees an extra paid day off at Thanksgiving.

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Federal Employees Petition the White House for a ‘Meaningful Pay Raise’

By on September 1, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 73 Comments
Federal Employees Petition the White House for a ‘Meaningful Pay Raise’

An online petition has been started which asks for a “meaningful pay raise” for federal employees.

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