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Jon Greiner's election to the Utah Senate caused his firing as Ogden police chief. Philadelphia transit cop Matthew Arlen was barred from a local school board race in Pennsylvania. And New York state port official Terrence Hurley was knocked out of a county race.
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Debra Roth, a partner at Shaw, Bransford and Roth, said the Hatch Act Modernization of 2012 would widen the array of penalties for violating the law that governs political activities by government workers.
Bill Bransford, a partner at Shaw, Bransford and Roth, offers some insight to federal employees on upcoming whistleblower legislation and the possible ramifications of on-the-job political activities.
The Hatch Act restricts how open federal employees can be with political preferences
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey is working on a fall TV series called 'The Stupid Fed Show'. It's the ultimate reality show and it doesn't involve desert islands, round-the-world races of switching spouses. It's practically done deal with only one federal official standing in his way. To find out how you can help Mike check his column today and don't pass it on.
Would you like a 180 day leave of absence from your federal duties? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it's easy to qualify but you must act within the next 7 or 8 days.
The blunder earlier this month from a Secret Service Twitter feed has raised cautionary flags for other feds.
Carolyn Lerner plans to improve the Office of Special Counsel if confirmed following the agencies two-year span without a Senate confirmed leader.
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Where will you be when Twitter and the Hatch Act collide? Where SHOULD you be? We ask attorney Bill Bransford.