Federal Employee News

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Chain Migration: This huge influx must stop, but the plan to repair it robs American's of high paying jobs instead of educating our own house first


Chain Migration by the Numbers

Chain Migration (Immigration) Chart
www.whitehouse.gov
Snippet of Article: "...The large influx of predominantly low-skilled migrants has had substantial fiscal and national security consequences. To understand the scale of the challenge that Chain Migration poses to those in charge of our nation’s checks and screening processes, it is worth providing some numerical context..."
Source: www.whitehouse.gov

Chain Migration, Chain Immigration,

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Postal worker claims $4M prize from lottery scratcher

Postal worker claims $4M prize from lottery scratcher

Snippet of Article: "...postal worker won $4 million in the Virginia Lottery’s Hot Millions Multiplier scratch-off game, according to a news release. Bill..."

Source: www.insidenova.com

Senate To Vote Monday On Ending Shutdown As Talks Continue

Senate To Vote Monday On Ending Shutdown As Talks Continue

Snippet of Article: "...The Senate will vote at noon on Monday to end the government shutdown. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the floor Sunday evening and laid out a plan to restore government funding for three weeks and consider immigration proposals..."

Source: www.npr.org

Shutdown 2018,

Now We've Shut Down The CDC and This Year's Flu Is Nasty And Getting Worse

This Year's Flu Is Nasty And Getting Worse. And Now We've Shut Down The CDC.

Snippet of Article: "...With the government shut down, a difficult situation becomes worse. Most of the CDC staff will be forced to sit on their hands when they could be working — many of them want to work, but they won't be allowed to. What's especially frustrating (and wasteful) is that the U.S. will almost certainly pay all federal employees for this forced time off, as it did in previous shutdowns. We also need a better way to make the flu vaccine..."

Source: www.forbes.com

Shutdown 2018, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),

Friday, January 19, 2018

Can we predict what the 2019 federal pay raise will be?

Can we predict what next year’s federal pay raise will be?

Snippet of Article: "...The process by which federal raises are calculated comes from Title 5 of the U.S. Code, which says that every rate on the General Schedule should see a boost in base pay that equals half a percentage point less than the previous year’s Employment Cost Index (ECI), a figure calculated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. So theoretically, the answer..."

Source: federalnewsradio.com

Title 5 of the U.S. Code, 2019 Federal Employee Pay Raise,

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

President Trump Gets an 'Excellent Health' Report, to Include Cognitive, From White House Doctor

White House physician: Trump in 'excellent health'

Snippet of Article: "...The president’s physical exam today at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center went exceptionally well," Dr. Ronny Jackson, the president's physician, said in a statement. Jackson added that "the president is in excellent health..."

Source: http://www.foxnews.com

President Trumps Cognitive Health, Trump in Excellent Health,

More Reading:

  • White House doctor: 'No concerns' about Trump's cognitive ability. www.cnn.com. Jan. 16, 2018.
  • Montreal Cognitive Assessment. www.mocatest.org. As observed on Jan. 16, 2018
  • Friday, January 12, 2018

    House renews spying law that collects Americans' emails without warrants

    House renews spying law that collects Americans' emails without warrants

    Snippet of Article: "...The House voted Thursday to renew for six years a controversial surveillance program that may collect the content of Americans' email, text messages, photos and other electronic communication without a warrant. The vote was 256-164 to extend the program, known as Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act..."

    Source: www.msn.com


    Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

    Tuesday, January 9, 2018

    New York Dem charged with stealing Sandy money from FEMA

    New York Dem charged with stealing Sandy money from FEMA

    Snippet of Article: "...Harris, 57, is accused of defrauding the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) -- the agency tasked with helping New York and New Jersey rebuild after Hurricane Sandy in 2012 -- of almost $25,000..."

    Source: www.foxnews.com

    FEMA