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McKeon says DoD report was skimpy and late

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) said a Defense Department report on China was skimpy and late.

Tags: Buck McKeon , DoD , DoD Report , China , House , House Armed Services Committee , Federal Drive

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 10:17am EDT

A new retirement option for feds

Federal Times Senior Staff Writer Stephen Losey will give us an update on a new retirement law...and other legislation affecting federal workers.
July 11, 2012

Tags: pay and benefits , retirement , phased retirements , Stephen Losey , Federal Times , USPS , mike causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 07/11/2012, 07:01pm EDT
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Zombie government

Would changing federal retirement rules trigger a mad rush to retirement? Or would it turn the government into an institution run by tired, over- the-hill zombies, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders ... kind of like Congress.

Tags: mike causey , pay and benefits , retirement , Workforce , annuity payments , House , Senate

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 02:00am EDT

Long, hot summer for feds

Democrats control the White House and the Senate, while Republicans call the shots in the House. So what impact has divided government had on federal workers? Some people think things could be a whole lot worse if one party ran all three operations at the same time, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: mike causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , Workforce

Friday - 06/29/2012, 02:00am EDT

Mass-transit subsidy not in highway bill, but not dead yet

A tax break for mass-transit riders is not part of the transportation reauthorization bill Congress passed Friday.

Tags: mass-transit benefit , DoT , NTEU , tax break , Colleen Kelly , Jolie Lee

Friday - 06/29/2012, 03:35pm EDT

Obama signs highway, student loan deal with phased retirement

President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday maintaining jobs on transportation projects and preventing interest rate increases on new loans to millions of college students, saying it would "make a real difference" for millions of Americans.

Tags: Barack Obama , Transportation , student loans

Friday - 07/06/2012, 06:07pm EDT

Senators quiz defense companies on sequestration

Letter, sent to 15 large vendors, asks for estimated impacts of sequestration on defense contractors.

Tags: DoD , budget , sequestration , defense industrial base , John McCain , Kelly Ayotte , Joe Lieberman , Saxby Chambliss , John Cornyn , James Inhofe , Lindsey Graham , Lockheed Marting , Aerospace Industries Association , Jared Serbu

Friday - 07/06/2012, 11:55am EDT

Cyber bill tracker

The pressing need for cybersecurity legislation has led to widely divergent paths in the House and Senate. The House has opted for a more incremental approach, while the Senate has crafted comprehensive legislation

Tags: cybersecurity , Harry Reid , Darrell Issa , John McCain , Mike Rogers , Dan Lungren , NSA , DHS , House Homeland Security Intelligence Committee , Joseph Lieberman , Dianne Feinstein , Jay Rockefeller , Susan Collins , Michael McCaul , NSF , elijah cummings , House , Senate

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 02:47pm EDT

Feds with phobias

If you ask the typical federal/postal worker what his or her greatest job-related fear was, many would answer they are afraid Congress will change their retirement rules and base their benefits on their highest five-year average salary. Yet the likelihood of losing the current high-three system is small compared to other, more real threats, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: mike causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , Workforce , annuity

Thursday - 07/05/2012, 02:00am EDT
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