John Sarbanes

  • Federal Retiree – Social Security Benefits Flatline

    Federal retirees didn’t get a cost of living adjustment this year. What’s the outlook for a COLA in 2011? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey rates the chances as somewhere between slim and none.

  • Teleworking: Anecdotal to Actuality

    Friday and Monday are the most popular telework days in government. So are you doing your thing from your home computer or are you at work work? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey’s got the latest saga in the telework marathon.

  • House rejects telework bill

    The House on Thursday voted down HR 1722, the Telework Improvements Act. It would have greatly expand the ability of federal workers to telework. The bill failed because the measure failed to win a two-thirds majority of the lawmakers voting.

  • Round two for telework bill

    Having failed to gain passage in late May, Maryland Congressman John Sarbanes is predicting success this time for his bill to expand teleworking in the federal government. Sarbanes’ bill could be considered by the full House as early as Wednesday.

  • Sarbanes touts the advantages of telework

    Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) explains why he thinks the Telework Improvements Act will benefit the federal government.

  • Congress drives the point home on telework

    The House approved a bill that would create government-wide regulations for teleworking.

  • Telework bill passes House, headed to Obama

    The House passes the Telework Enhancement Act.

  • Obama signs telework bill into law

    The telework bill for federal employees was signed into law today.

  • Inside Government – December 24th and December 31st, 2010

    U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) Enid Doggett AFGE Communications Director

    Philip Dray AFGE 10th District Women’s Coordinator Author of ”There is Power in a Union: The Epic Story of Labor in America”

  • Inside Government – January 7th, 2011

    U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) Arnold Scott AFGE 6th District National Vice President Bill Wetmore AFGE National Veterans Affairs Council 3rd Executive Vice President William ”B.J.” Ocker AFGE National VA Council 1st District Representative