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1 in 3 New Federal Hires Were Veterans

March 27, 2015

The federal government set a new record in hiring veterans. In fiscal 2014, 33.2% of new hires were veterans, up from 31% in 2013, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced this week.

Frustrated Lawmakers Draw up Plan to Stop Their Colleagues from Robbing You

March 26, 2015

House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen and his colleagues are fed up with Robin Hood in reverse. They’re fed up with how some of their colleagues are trying to destroy the federal workforce that’s there to carry out our government’s work of promoting and protecting public interest.

Government Tapping into Federal Employee Pensions

March 20, 2015

As the government approaches debt ceiling of $18.1 trillion on Monday, federal employees’ pensions once again are helping to forestall a government funding crisis. The Treasury Department will suspend investments into the trust fund that holds the assets of the federal employees' retirement systems.

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