Tag: Proposed Legislation

Legislation Would Allow Postal Service to Ship Alcoholic Beverages

By on October 17, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Allow Postal Service to Ship Alcoholic Beverages

Recently introduced legislation would allow the Postal Service to ship alcoholic beverages to consumers. Is this a good idea? Take this short survey and share your feedback.

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Concurrent Budget Resolution Proposes Benefit Cuts for Federal Employees

By on October 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Concurrent Budget Resolution Proposes Benefit Cuts for Federal Employees

The concurrent budget resolution passed in the House proposes significant changes to federal employee benefits. Here is a quick summary.

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Proposal to Raise Max Buyout to $40,000 for Federal Employees

By on October 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Proposal to Raise Max Buyout to $40,000 for Federal Employees

A bill to increase buyouts to maximum of $40,000 has been introduced in the Senate.

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Official Time Bill Adds Paperwork for Union Reps and Headaches for OPM

By on September 28, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Official Time Bill Adds Paperwork for Union Reps and Headaches for OPM

The author says a proposed bill on official time reporting may offer some benefit, but does so at the expense of added paperwork and managerial challenges.

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Should Social Security Benefits Be Taxed?

By on September 26, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Should Social Security Benefits Be Taxed?

One Congressman wants to eliminate income taxes on Social Security benefits paid to Americans in retirement.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Combat Year End Agency Spending Sprees

By on September 21, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Combat Year End Agency Spending Sprees

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has reintroduced legislation that would pay bonuses to federal employees who report wasteful spending in their agencies.

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Lawmakers Want to Provide Free Credit Freezes for All Consumers

By on September 15, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want to Provide Free Credit Freezes for All Consumers

Legislation has been introduced in the Senate to make credit freezes free to consumers.

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Bill Introduced to Ensure Overtime Pay for Secret Service Employees

By on September 12, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill Introduced to Ensure Overtime Pay for Secret Service Employees

Legislation has been introduced to ensure Secret Service agents are paid overtime despite the agency saying it has reached its overtime pay caps.

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CBO Weighs In on Bill That Would Pay Bonuses to Federal Employees

By on August 21, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
CBO Weighs In on Bill That Would Pay Bonuses to Federal Employees

The CBO has issued its opinion on a bill that would pay bonuses to federal employees who report wasteful spending at their agencies.

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CBO Weighs in on TSP Modernization Act

By on August 17, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
CBO Weighs in on TSP Modernization Act

The CBO has released an analysis of bills that would allow federal employees to make multiple withdrawals from their TSP accounts.

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