The Washington Post

Rules carry out numerous revisions to the law restricting partisan political activities by federal employees, which was enacted more than a year ago.

The planned rules would carry out revisions to Hatch Act enacted last year.

FEDERAL EYE | The House has scheduled votes today on federal-employment bills that would lighten penalties for banned political activities and strengthen those for misconduct.

With the election over, federal employees now may freely wear clothing or buttons in the workplace showing the candidates and may display pictures of them, but such items advocating for or against political parties or partisan political groups remain banned.