Tag: Proposed Legislation

Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Theft Protection for OPM Data Breaches

By on May 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Theft Protection for OPM Data Breaches

Legislation that would provide free lifetime identity theft protection to victims of OPM’s data breaches has been reintroduced in the House.

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OPM Proposes Changes to Bring Federal Benefits Closer to Private Sector

By on May 7, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Proposes Changes to Bring Federal Benefits Closer to Private Sector

Major changes to federal employee benefits would save about $143,509,000,000 over ten years according to new legislative proposals from OPM director Jeff Pon.

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Congressional Term Limits Without a Constitutional Amendment

By on April 19, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congressional Term Limits Without a Constitutional Amendment

A bill has been introduced in an attempt to limit the time an elected representative would likely serve in Congress without requiring a Constitutional amendment.

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Bill Would Tie Federal Funds to Citizenship

By on April 11, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Bill Would Tie Federal Funds to Citizenship

Recently introduced legislation would mandate that federal funding be based only on the number of U.S. citizens in a locality.

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Should Congressmen Have Offices Inside of the VA?

By on March 29, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should Congressmen Have Offices Inside of the VA?

One Congressman wants to make the process of opening Congressional offices inside of VA facilities an easier process after having successfully done it himself.

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Bill Would Let Some Federal Employees Buy Earlier Retirement

By on March 29, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Bill Would Let Some Federal Employees Buy Earlier Retirement

New legislation would allow federal employees who worked in temporary status to pay the difference up front in order to retire earlier.

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Discussion Draft of IRS Reform Bill Puts ‘Service First’

By on March 26, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Discussion Draft of IRS Reform Bill Puts ‘Service First’

A House Subcommittee has introduced a discussion draft of an IRS reform bill to make the agency more oriented towards serving taxpayers.

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Postal Service Reform Legislation Introduced in Senate

By on March 26, 2018 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Postal Service Reform Legislation Introduced in Senate

Legislation has been introduced in the Senate to make significant reforms to the Postal Service in an effort to stop its growing financial losses.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Protect Appeal Rights of Federal Employees Serving in Sensitive Positions

By on March 22, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Protect Appeal Rights of Federal Employees Serving in Sensitive Positions

Legislation has been reintroduced to overturn a federal court decision which limited the appeal rights of some federal employees serving in sensitive positions.

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Stroking Egos With Federal Funding

By on March 18, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Stroking Egos With Federal Funding

Agencies have spent between $19,000 and $50,000 apiece to have portraits painted for display. Congress has passed a bill to try and restrict the practice.

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