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