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Eric Katz

Staff Correspondent Eric Katz joined Government Executive in the summer of 2012 after graduating from The George Washington University, where he studied journalism and political science. He has written for his college newspaper and an online political news website and worked in a public affairs office for the Navy’s Military Sealift Command. Most recently, he worked for Financial Times, where he reported on national politics.
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New Rule Dictates How Feds Can Ethically Apply for Jobs Outside Government

July 26, 2016 Federal employees seeking a new job as the Obama administration comes to an end should take caution to recuse themselves from any government business involving the potential employer, according to new regulations issued by the Office of Government Ethics on Tuesday. One in four federal employees would consider leaving the...

Feds Move Nearly $2 Billion in TSP Savings to Safe, Low-Yield Investments Post-Brexit

July 25, 2016 Federal employees and retirees moved their retirement savings out of equity funds and into government securities in June in large numbers during a down month sparked by Brexit’s fallout. Thrift Savings Plan enrollees moved $1.8 billion into the G Fund in June, transferring money out of equity funds -- most...

OPM to Agencies: Let Feds Telework to Avoid Heat

July 22, 2016 It is really hot out. Oppressively, dangerously hot, and excessive heat warnings are in effect across the country. The Office of Personnel Management wants to make sure federal employees stay safe, and this summer that could mean staying at home and in the air conditioning. OPM encouraged agencies to approve...

Trump and GOP Outline Plans for Federal Government at Republican Convention

July 21, 2016 Republicans from across the country gathered in Cleveland this week to nominate Donald Trump as their presidential candidate, and while there was some discord in the party ranks, the GOP was united in its desire to cut the size and scope of government. The speakers articulated few specifics of a...

Poll: When It Comes to Terrorism, Federal Workers Prefer Trump

July 21, 2016 Federal employees believe Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would be more effective than his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton in preventing a terrorist attack on U.S. soil, according to a new poll. Feds gave the Republican nominee a slight edge over Clinton, with 44 percent of respondents saying Trump would be...

Trump Campaign Says Donald Would Loosen Civil Service Laws to Root Out Feds Loyal to Obama

July 20, 2016 A key Donald Trump ally unveiled this week how the Republican nominee would reform the civil service as president, and it could dramatically change the protections federal employees currently enjoy. Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., who is heading up Trump’s transition effort, told a group of donors at a private meeting...

Poll: Federal Employees Prefer Trump to Clinton for Handling Terrorism

July 20, 2016 Federal employees believe Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would be more effective than his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton in preventing a terrorist attack on U.S. soil, according to a new poll. Feds gave the Republican nominee a slight edge over Clinton, with 44 percent of respondents saying Trump would be...

GOP Platform: Cut Feds’ Pay and Benefits While Making It Easier to Fire Them

July 19, 2016 The Republican Party’s 2016 platform calls for a slew of reforms targeting the federal workforce, including cuts to pay and benefits. The document, which the party finalized at the opening day of the Republican National Convention Monday, called federal employees overpaid and over-protected. The party said federal workers’ compensation was...

A Majority of Federal Employees Think the Justice Department Gave Clinton Special Treatment in Email Probe

July 19, 2016 Despite holding a lead over her Republican opponent among the federal workforce, more than half of federal employees think Hillary Clinton received “special treatment” from the Justice Department during the investigation into her email practices. FBI Director James Comey recently announced that while Clinton was “extremely careless” in her handling...

Poll: 45 Percent of Federal Employees Say Donald Trump Is a Bigot

July 19, 2016 Nearly half of federal employees think Donald Trump is a bigot, according to a new poll. Forty-five percent said the Republican presidential nominee definitely is a bigot, while 11 percent said he might be one. Just 36 percent said he is not one. The poll was released Monday by Government...

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