Federal Employee News

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Trump Tax Plan: Rob the middle class while making corporations and the wealthy wealthier

Trump pitches tax reform to Main Street

Snippet of Article: "...Cutting the top corporate tax rate from 35% to 15% ...Middle class tax relief cutting the top tax rate from 39.6% to 35%... "

Source: www.usatoday.com

Trump Tax Plan,

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

More agencies investigated after Postal Service cited for workers' Clinton campaign aid

Republicans dig deeper after Postal Service cited for workers' Clinton campaign aid

Snippet of Article: "...wrongdoing at federal agencies in past election cycles, after learning the Postal Service violated the law by allowing employees to do union-funded work for Hillary Clinton’s campaign while on leave. The lawmakers blasted out letters on Monday to 10 other federal government agencies questioning their unpaid leave policy for union-related political work..."

Source: www.foxnews.com

Hatch Act, Crime, Hillary Clinton, USPS, union-related political work,

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Should Federal Employees Invest in a Roth IRA?

Should Federal Employees Invest in a Roth IRA?

Snippet of Article: "...there are some pros and cons to investing in a Roth IRA that are worth looking at. Thrift Savings Plan first, especially if you qualify for agency matching..."

Source: www.fedsmith.com

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), TSP Contributions, Roth IRA,

Postal worker, 3 others charged in $100K money order scheme

Postal worker, 3 others charged in $100K money order scheme

Snippet of Article: "...charged with stealing a money order imprinting machine and more than 180 blank USPS money orders, then defrauding the postal service by ..."

Source: www.nj.com

Crime, Postal Service, money order imprinting machine,

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

FBI, U.S. Postal Police launch investigation at Seattle home

FBI, U.S. Postal Police launch investigation at Seattle home

Snippet of Article: "...Neighbors said a young couple and their two young children just moved in eight months ago. “They had cameras all over. They even had cameras at the mailbox,” said Neighbor Shelley Pealver. “They take pictures of who's coming into mailbox, who's not. I thought that was strange..."

Source: komonews.com

Monday, August 7, 2017

House Recesses without Deciding on Proposed Retirement Benefit Cuts

House Recesses without Deciding on Proposed Retirement Benefit Cuts

Snippet of Article: "...suggested achieving that goal by increasing required contributions toward retirement benefits and eliminating the “special retirement supplement” paid to those under FERS who retire before age 62 and until that age when they can draw Social Security benefits..."

Source: www.fedweek.com

Federal Retirement,