Votes Set on Budget Plans

Both the House and Senate plan votes this week on spending outlines that say little but assume a lot regarding federal employment. The House plan specifically would increase …More

Much Still Up in Air

The Senate budget measure itself contains no such provisions and no comparable report on that measure has been issued. However, employee organizations say that similar assumptions seem to …More

Wellness, Drug Costs Among Top FEHB Priorities (Published: )

Better Medicare Coordination Also Sought (Published: )

Few Details on Self Plus One (Published: )

OPM Outlines 2016 FEHB Features (Published: )

Furlough Threat at IRS Resolved (Published: )

Budget Plans Being Released (Published: )

Document Largely Silent Otherwise (Published: )

Budget Process Could Revert to Past (Published: )

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

Agencies Ordered to Cut Gas Emissions

President Obama has signed an executive order instructing federal agencies to cut the government’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 40 percent over the next decade from 2008 levels and …More

GSA Announces Emissions Pilot Program (Published: )
Growth, Aging Vehicle Fleet Present Challenges for USPS (Published: )
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FEDweek IT

New White House IT Director is Former Facebook Engineer

The President has named the former engineering director for Facebook as the White House’s new IT director. A White House blog post credits David Recordon with leading teams …More

Cybersecurity Information Sharing Bill Moves Forward (Published: )
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

Medical Personnel See Signs of Financial Fraud

About a fifth of doctors and nurses say they are aware that older patients they are seeing are victims of investment fraud or other forms of financial exploitation, …More

Two FEGLI Features for Special Situations (Published: )
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Armed Forces News

VA Ends Informal Claims Process

In what the agency champions as a way to streamline the bogged-down claims process, the Department of Veterans Affairs is doing away with its “informal claims” program. Using …More

Union Opposes Proposed Comstore, Exchange Merger (Published: )
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