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Why Trump Is Playing Ball on the Health Bill

Signing the Alexander-Murray health-care proposal in its current form would put President Donald Trump in the position of approving funding he has sharply ...

October 18 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

Hardly any federal employees are fired for poor performance. That could be a good sign, report says.

The low rate at which federal employees are fired for poor performance doesn’t prove the government accepts it but instead “could actually be a positive ...

October 18 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

GOP health insurance plan for feds part of larger assault on compensation

After repeatedly failing in their cynical efforts that would cut millions from health insurance rolls, congressional Republicans now are attacking the ...

October 17 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Trump Push’s Bipartisan Health-Care Legislation

News and analysis from the WSJ's Washington bureau

October 17 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

Q&A for federal workers: Timing retirement

Question: I’m trying to decide on a retirement date. Should I go out before the end of the year to capture the COLA? Answer: There always is a surge of ...

October 17 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

The Political Ramifications of Nafta’s Possible Demise

News and analysis from the WSJ's Washington bureau

October 16 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

2 percent federal retirement COLA set for January

Most federal retirees will see their annuity benefits increase by 2 percent in January, the largest inflation-based increase since 2012 and an amount about ...

October 13 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

How Trump’s Health-Care Order Aims to Lower Costs

News and analysis from the WSJ's Washington bureau

October 13 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

Federal employees more positive about working for Uncle Sam

A several-year trend of improvement in federal employees’ views of working for the government continued this year, with responses more positive in 64 of the ...

October 12 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

House to vote on bill requiring discipline for officials who retaliate against whistleblowers

Federal agencies would be required to discipline officials who retaliate against whistleblowing employees, and to fire them on their second offense, under a ...

October 12 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)