Is Government Work A Full-Time Job

Investor’s Business Daily

A new study of government data says that since Oct. 1, federal workers, including bureaucrats and members of Congress, have worked less than three-fourths of the time. To which we respond, how can they tell?

Federal employees retiring in increasing numbers

By Rahat Husain, The Washington Times

According to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), more federal employees retired in 2013 than in the past several years. The number of government employee retirement applications received last year was 114,697.

I DON’T HATE THE GOVERNMENT; ITS UNIONS ARE ANOTHER STORY

By Lawson Bader, Human Events

As a libertarian I am often asked why I “hate” the government. “Hate” is a strong word, so I’ll leave the question’s key assumption for another day. But for now, I’ll take the bait with a short and partial answer: government unions.

Federal workers in D.C. get OK to run for office

By Josh Gerstein, Politico

Federal workers who live in Washington, D.C. will soon be able to run in contested, partisan elections without running afoul of the Hatch Act, a federal law which limits politicking by employees of the U.S. government.