Tag: Proposed Legislation

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 , Updated August 17, 2020 8:02 AM
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 has been introduced that would require all individuals, including federal employees, to wear masks inside of federally owned facilities.

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Senate Bill Proposes Postal Service Bailout

July 7, 2020 9:16 AM

Legislation introduced in the Senate would provide an emergency bailout for the Postal Service, but it’s not without strings.

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