Federal Report

  • Homer Simpson as the poster boy for the IRS? Bart Simpson as a role model for members of Congress? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey brings you the sound of failure. So turn up your PC!

    April 17, 2008
  • There is a black tie State Department dinner coming up tomorrow night honoring some top feds. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the list may well include people you know, work with or who you helped reach the big time.

    April 16, 2008
  • Postal workers wear the same uniform, but when it comes to picking a President, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says they are officially split between \"inside\" and \"outside\" workers.

    April 15, 2008
  • How would you like a 4-day weekend? With pay. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that for several hundred thousand feds a super weekend is coming up. The trick is you must be working in the right place at the right time.

    April 14, 2008
  • For many of us the good news is that today is Friday. If you could use a laugh at the end of the workweek, check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey\'s notable church bulletins.

    April 11, 2008
  • Did you hear about the $17,500 Postal Service dinner, or the Forest Service employee who gave her boyfriend $600,000 to help with his gambling problem. Whether you did or didn\'t, you paid for it. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains why.

    April 10, 2008
  • When Congress set up the Transportation Security Administration, it gave top management the equivalent of a blank check, but after years of complaints from employees, unions and some politicians, the TSA is trying to heal itself.

    April 09, 2008
  • Social Security has been called the third rail of American politics, as in, if you touch it you die. Mike Causey explains why it is still a very live wire subject with federal and postal workers.

    April 08, 2008
  • People who take their Social Security early can lose 20 to 30 percent of its value, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says there is a way to recapture it.

    April 07, 2008
  • It\'s spring and that\'s great. Love is in the air. But Senior Correspondent Mike Causey warns that while all the world loves a lover, a lot of people don\'t appreciate office romances.

    April 03, 2008
  • If inflation continues at its current rate, most federal retirees will get a bigger cost of living adjustment next year than in January. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the clock is ticking.

    April 03, 2008
  • If you are a single fed looking for love, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you have a very special ace in the hole.

    April 02, 2008
  • What does Vincent Van Gogh have to do with teleworking? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey thinks he\'s found the missing link, although, remember, this IS April Fools day.

    April 01, 2008
  • A forward-thinking fed recently asked Senior Correspondent Mike Causey what is the best day to retire in the year 2017. Mike, who doesn\'t know when or where his next meal will be, went to the source and got the answer.

    March 31, 2008

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