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Something Concrete

For this election season, I’ve been watching and waiting for either party’s documented views on the federal government, agencies and employees.  We have the first concrete view.  The Republic Party has released its 2016 Platform. According to Government Executive, “The Republican … Continue reading

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Budget Negotiations Continue

Now what is this FAST Act? Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act or “FAST Act”
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Streamlining – A Good Word for This

  Congress is taking steps to streamline the federal hiring process.  It is about time.  We have needed some movement along these lines for a long time.  Even the Partnership for Public Service likes this one. Here’s the article in … Continue reading

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Another One? Enough is enough.

Ten days and counting away from another potential federal government shutdown.  Joe Davidson, Federal Diary of the Washington Post has an article summarizing a thought-provoking report by the Partnership for Pubic Service entitled “Government Disservice.” Here’s the link to download … Continue reading

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The Federal Government was not supposed to be in the news

You might think that I am getting so excited about what’s going on with federal employees now that I can light up my blog like a weather person might get excited about a coming storm.  You are so wrong. Remember, I … Continue reading

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This is so important

The budget issue with the Department of Homeland Security is phenomenal to me. Remember from my last blog that I was still a federal employee when it was formed and I helped one agency that was in another Department move … Continue reading

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Hear me out this – Read to the bottom

Few things bother me.  Here are the top five on my list. 1) People who don’t take responsibility for their own actions. 2) People making excuses for those who don’t take responsibility for their own actions. 3) Our sympathy for wealthy people with … Continue reading

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