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Republicans and Democrats in Congress sent a letter late last week to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan regarding the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) proposal to cut federal employee retirement benefits.
A new bill, the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience (IDEA) Act, introduced last week by Representatives Ro Khanna (D-CA) and John Ratcliffe (R-TX), aims to tackle a broad push to modernize the federal government’s digital offerings, including updating “federal agency websites, supporting the increased use of mobile devices, transitioning away from paper-based forms and in-person transactions, and modernizing to a 21st Century digital government experience.”
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This week, May 6th through 12th, marks Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW), a celebration started in 1985 and organized annually by the Public Employees Roundtable and its member organizations “to honor the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county, and local government employees.”
In recognition of Public Service Recognition Week, Dr. Francis Collins – the Director of the National Institutes of Health best known for his work leading the Human Genome Project – released a music video containing a rendition of “It Takes You, HHS,” a tribute to Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston's, “It Takes Two.”
If you know anyone who's suffered from a long-term illness, you know how difficult it can be. Lost income, paying for living expenses, and additional costs of care can quickly overwhelm you.
The Trump Administration reportedly has plans to send to Congress a $15 billion “rescissions” request, which the administration outlined on Monday, according to Jennifer Shutt and Lindsey McPherson at Roll Call.
Newly-installed U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Jeff Pon this week touted major OPM initiatives intended to address long-standing civil service reform issues.
This week, a new report released by the Department of Defense showed a ten percent increase in servicemembers who report being the victim of sexual assault. According to Defense One, “In 2017, 6,769 servicemembers reported being the victim of a sexual assault, though a tenth of those incidents occurred before they joined the military.”
This week, Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) sent a letter to GSA Administrator Emily Murphy and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin regarding a recent change to the tax code made pursuant to the recently tax reform overhaul passed by Congress.
Tune in this week to learn why long term care insurance is a crucial part of your retirement planning. And did you know FEEA’s Annual Public Service Charity Walk/Run is right around the corner? Get all the race details and sign up before it’s too late!
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is having early successes with a new suicide prevention program that uses predictive data analytics to examine trends and identify patients most at-risk of suicide, according to Federal News Radio.