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Federal News

Check back here often for the latest news affecting Firefighters and all Federal Employees


Better Benefits for Families of Feds Who Die on the Job 

Government Executive, 02.02.2022

​Senate panel on Wednesday advanced bipartisan legislation that would increase the death benefits and funeral allowances for federal employees who die while on duty.


TSP Proposes Regulations Ahead of Mutual Fund Window Launch 

Government Executive, 01.25.2022

​The federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program will let enrollees participate in mutual fund investments as soon as this summer.


These Are Not Dumb Questions

Government Executive, 01.20.2022

Have you ever been afraid to raise your hand in a training session or seminar because you think your question might be dumb? Well, there’s no such thing when it comes to federal retirement planning.


Biden Signs Wildland Firefighter Pay Reform Into Law as Part of Infrastructure Package

Government Executive, 11.17.2021

Some federal wildland firefighters could see up to a $20,000 increase in base pay, and their positions will shift to a new “wildland firefighter” occupational series.


Coming in 2022: A Mobile App for Federal Employees' Retirement Transactions

Government Executive, 10.27.2021

A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.

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