Eric Yoder

ReporterWashington, D.C.


A new government report suggests that a little more recognition could go a long way.

  • May 4, 2015

Federal employees would be wise to parse prior to posting and think through their tweeting to avoid running afoul of government ethics policies, under newly released guidance.

  • Apr 16, 2015

April 15 is tax day not just for individuals but also on Capitol Hill, where the House has scheduled votes on a number of tax-related bills, including one aimed at compliance by federal employees.

  • Apr 15, 2015

The most popular fund in the Thrift Savings Plan could become “virtually worthless” as an investment option under a proposal in the House budget, a spokeswoman says.

  • Mar 24, 2015

The premiums for the new self-plus-one coverage option in the health insurance plan for federal employees and retirees will be capped at no more than the existing family coverage option.

  • Mar 19, 2015

A budget plan unveiled Tuesday by the Republican leaders of the House Budget Committee repeats a proposal to require federal employees to pay more of their salary toward their retirement benefits.

  • Mar 17, 2015

With the federal government due to hit its debt celing Monday, the Treasury Department again will use financial maneuvers to stave off a default.

  • Mar 13, 2015

Some managers fail to act on “poor performing” employees during the one-year probationary period.

  • Mar 10, 2015

The House could vote as soon as Monday evening to give the VA wide discretion to rescind awards paid to its employees.

  • Mar 2, 2015

A federal review found the agency has no department-wide policies regulating off-duty behavior.

  • Jan 22, 2015
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Eric Yoder is a veteran Washington journalist who has written about government, business, law, sports and other topics. He has reported (and researched) for The Washington Post since 2000, concentrating on federal employee issues, the budget and other government policies. He also is the award-winning author of three books of short mysteries for children.
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