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Jun 15, 2021

President Joe Biden's budget blueprint released late last month calls for hiring across much of the federal government, somewhat spurred from expiration of the 2011 Budget Control Act’s 10-year caps. If Biden’s budget is a priority document, a major priority for this administration is more civil servants into...


Jun 14, 2021

 

The Thrift Savings Plan is aggressively apolitical, but that may be changing. President Biden signed a recent executive order aimed at ensuring federal agencies consider the risks of climate change in their budgeting, which could change the way the TSP invests. Similarly, members of Congress have targeted China-based...


Jun 11, 2021

The federal eviction moratorium protecting millions of renters is set to expire at the end of June, leaving the burden on states to create rental assistance programs to avoid a rash of evictions. The CDC moratorium provided protection for more than 43 million renters across the across the country, but the end of the ban...


Jun 10, 2021



President Joe Biden’s fiscal 2022 budget blueprint would bring on more than 6,000 employees to the Internal Revenue Service, which could help ameliorate years of staff losses over the past decade. IRS chief Charles Rettig was on Capitol Hill this week to answer questions from Senators about IRS staffing and the role...


Jun 9, 2021

Recently, the Office of Management and Budget issued a request for information seeking potential DEI solutions to improve a range of government activities, including service to public assistance beneficiaries and federal procurement. The RFI reflects a larger strategy of using the procurement process as a way to further...