A freeze on federal worker pay, a record four consecutive snow days in Washington, the Shirley Sherrod scandal and the pornography habits of SEC workers topped the traffic charts for The Federal Eye in 2010. Check out the blog's ten most-popular stories below, and thanks for your continued loyalty to The Federal Eye!
President Obama is scheduled on Wednesday to sign the bill repealing the military's "don't ask, don't tell" law. The stroke of Obama's pens will not immediately end the law, but instead begins the process of ending the ban on gays in the military -- a process that could take several months of years.
Looking to give a gift or tip to your neighborhood letter carrier or postal clerk this holiday season? Keep in mind that the U.S. Postal Service places restrictions on the types of presents they can accept.
The Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill that would continue to fund the government through March 4, sending the measure to the House ahead of a midnight deadline.
Republican-leaning states in the South and West that experienced a population boom over the past decade will gain political clout, while some historically Democratic states in the Rust Belt will lose it, according to Census Bureau figures released Tuesday aimed at ensuring proportional representation in the House.
New recipients of Social Security and other federal benefits will have to accept paperless payments starting May, the Treasury Department announced Tuesday.
More and more, when politicians talk about government employees -- whether they are federal, state or local -- it is with the kind of umbrage ordinarily aimed at Wall Street financiers and convenience store bandits.
Here are two words you don't hear much lately: public servant.
President Obama is asking federal personnel officials to draft "appropriate workplace accommodations" for federal employees who are nursing mothers.
The U.S. Census Bureau is making a big announcement Tuesday, when it announces which states are going to gain and lose seats in the next Congress. (And, yes, we are genuinely excited.)
The Washington Post's Jura Koncius speaks with the the White House chief floral designer about two holiday decorations that can be made at home.
Military leaders won't say how long it will take to end enforcement of the "don't ask, don't tell" law, but they're drawing on the detailed conclusions of a Pentagon study as they prepare for the full integration of gay and lesbian troops and the tricky scenarios expected to come with it.
A lot happened in 2010, and if one thing's for sure, more users than ever joined, used and learned from Twitter.
Headed to the post office today to mail holiday packages? You should expect a long line.