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Federal “Our democracy is at stake”: Obama delivers his first post-presidency campaign speech

“Our democracy is at stake”: Obama delivers his first post-presidency campaign speech

Obama rebukes Trumpism without mentioning Trump by name. Updated by Ella Nilsenella.nilsen@vox.com Oct 20, 2017, 12:00pm EDT At his first campaign speech since leaving office, former President Barack Obama urged America to rise above its deep divisions. Though Obama did not mention President Donald Trump as he spoke at a Richmond campaign rally for Virginia’s …

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News Oppose Benefit Cuts in the Joint Budget Resolution

Oppose Benefit Cuts in the Joint Budget Resolution

Action Alert Both the House and Senate have passed their fiscal year 2018 budget resolutions, putting the federal community one step closer to paying for tax reform through cuts to earned federal retirement and health benefits. While the Senate budget does not contain cuts to federal pay and benefits, the House budget does, by at …

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OPM GCES – Helping Federal & State Employees (Video)

GCES – Helping Federal & State Employees (Video)

GCES – Helping Federal & State Employees Your family is important, and so is your retirement. At GCES, you don't have to choose. We help Federal & State Government Employees with their Retirement & Benefits. Posted by Government & Civil Employee Services, LLC on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 G

News Gov Matt Bevin and legislative leaders release pension reform plan moving new hires to 401k plans and keeping pension promises

Gov Matt Bevin and legislative leaders release pension reform plan moving new hires to 401k plans and keeping pension promises

Top ten key points of pension reform plan POST UPDATED WITH VIDEO: After weeks of negotiations, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin and legislative leaders announced their pension reform plan Wednesday that will put new hires into a 401k-style plan and keep promises made to current and retired state employees. At the press conference Wednesday, Gov. Bevin …

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Federal Presidential Executive Order Amending Executive Order 13223

Presidential Executive Order Amending Executive Order 13223

EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER 13223 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), and in furtherance of the objectives of Proclamation 7463 of September 14, …

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Federal White House: It’s OK for John Kelly to lie because he’s a 4-star general

White House: It’s OK for John Kelly to lie because he’s a 4-star general

By Oliver Willis   | October 20, 2017 Trump’s chief of staff viciously lied about Rep. Frederica Wilson — and there’s tape to prove it. But the White House says it is OK because Kelly is a four-star general. White House chief of staff John Kelly was caught in an ugly lie about a congresswoman. But instead …

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Federal Postmasters: Senate Approves Budget Resolution Without Benefit Hits

Postmasters: Senate Approves Budget Resolution Without Benefit Hits

Posted on October 19, 2017 by postal 10/19/2017 On Thursday evening, October 19, the Senate narrowly passed (51-49) its version of a budget resolution that did not include “reconciliation instructions” targeting postal and federal retirement and health benefits. The Senate GOP leadership elected to take up the House passed budget resolution, House Concurrent Resolution 71, …

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