Tag: Proposed Legislation

House Passes $25 Billion Postal Service Rescue Bill

August 22, 2020 7:09 PM

In a rare Saturday session, the House passed a bill providing emergency funding for the Postal Service.

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Will These Federal Employees Get a Pension?

August 17, 2020 8:42 AM
Will These Federal Employees Get a Pension?

A bill would provide federal retirement benefits to former employees of Air America, a covert organization operating during the Cold War, Korean War, and Vietnam War.

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Postal Service Becomes Pawn in New Political Battle

August 13, 2020 2:49 PM
Postal Service Becomes Pawn in New Political Battle

What to do about funding the ailing Postal Service has become fodder for a political fight between Democrats and Republicans.

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Senators Introduce a Second Bill in Push to Expand Telework

August 12, 2020 11:56 AM
Senators Introduce a Second Bill in Push to Expand Telework

Three Senators are making a second legislative push to expand telework for federal employees during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Legislation Would Ban Federal Employees from Using WeChat

August 10, 2020 4:32 PM

Legislation has been introduced to ban federal employees from using a popular app owned by a Chinese company.

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New Bills Aim to Protect Federal Employee Whistleblowers

August 6, 2020 8:41 AM
New Bills Aim to Protect Federal Employee Whistleblowers

The sponsors behind a pair of recently introduced bills say that they would help protect federal employees from whistleblower retaliation.

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Is Telework’s Recent Success Proof That Agencies Should Be Moved Out of Washington?

August 3, 2020 7:03 AM

One Senator says that the success of federal employees teleworking during the pandemic is proof that federal agencies don’t need to be in the DC area.

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Lawmakers Want Free Face Masks for All

July 30, 2020 8:50 AM
Lawmakers Want Free Face Masks for All

Legislation has been introduced in Congress to mandate government manufacture and distribution of face masks to everyone in the country.

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Bill Would Require TSA to Check Passengers’ Temperatures

July 16, 2020 3:56 PM

Legislation has been introduced that would require the TSA to conduct a pilot program to check passengers’ temperatures at airports.

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Legislation Would Require Federal Employees to Wear Masks in Agency Facilities

July 14, 2020 2:16 PM
Legislation Would Require Federal Employees to Wear Masks in Agency Facilities

Legislation has been introduced that would require all individuals, including federal employees, to wear masks inside of federally owned facilities.

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