Tag: Proposed Legislation

Senators Don’t Want Veterans to Pay for VA’s Benefits Errors

March 25, 2019 11:04 AM , Updated April 4, 2019 10:28 AM

Legislation has been reintroduced that would shield veterans from having to pay back benefits they received as a result of the VA’s errors.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Tax Break to Some Federal Employees

March 21, 2019 10:49 AM , Updated April 1, 2019 8:52 PM
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Tax Break to Some Federal Employees

Another effort is being made to provide a tax break to some federal employees who are reimbursed by the government for their relocation costs.

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Bill Would Protect Federal Employees From Being Fired for Marijuana Use

March 19, 2019 9:11 AM , Updated March 29, 2019 3:43 PM

New legislation would protect the jobs of federal employees who legally use marijuana under state law.

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Bill Would Require A/C in All Postal Trucks

March 18, 2019 11:44 AM , Updated March 28, 2019 11:28 AM

Should all Postal delivery vehicles be required to have air conditioning? One Congressman is pursuing it after an employee died from heat exhaustion last summer.

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Trying Again to Change Social Security’s COLA Formula

March 8, 2019 5:25 AM , Updated March 18, 2019 1:20 PM

Another attempt is being made in Congress to change the COLA formula for Social Security to pay higher benefits.

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Lawmakers Trying Again to Give Federal Employees Paid Family Leave

March 6, 2019 10:19 AM , Updated March 16, 2019 5:49 PM

Another legislative push is being made in Congress to give federal employees 12 weeks of paid parental leave.

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Should DC Become a State?

March 5, 2019 2:45 PM , Updated March 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Should the District of Columbia become a state? The recurring effort from one Senator has again been put forth in the new session of Congress.

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MSPB Nominations, Congress and Politics as Usual

February 28, 2019 11:28 AM , Updated March 10, 2019 9:33 AM
MSPB Nominations, Congress and Politics as Usual

What is happening with the MSPB and the lack of leadership as the current term of Acting Chairman Mark Robbins is about to expire? Here is a summary.

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Labor Partnerships Specter Raised Again in Congress

February 26, 2019 1:15 PM , Updated March 7, 2019 5:54 PM

A new bill seeks to re-establish labor-management partnerships in the federal government. How likely is it to work this time given its past track record?

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Bill Proposes to Fix Credit Reports for Federal Employees

February 20, 2019 10:58 AM , Updated March 1, 2019 12:24 PM

A new bill would force credit bureaus to remove negative information on federal employees’ credit reports that resulted from the recent government shutdown.

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