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DorobekInsider: What you read in 2009: Mike Causey edition

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As the year comes to a close, the DorobekInsider will feature the stories that you read across Federal News Radio. Today, Federal News Radio senior correspondent Mike Causey — and these are the columns that you read on Mike Causey’s Federal Report over the past 12-months:

  1. $250 (Better Than A Chicken) In Every Pot!
  2. The F-Word: Don’t Quit Your Daytime Job
  3. Bonus Christmas Holiday
  4. Sick Leave Phase In…
  5. The Biggest Loser
  6. Insurance or Entitlement?
  7. New Tax Break For Retirees?
  8. Show Me The Buyout!
  9. Big Time Changes In Your TSP
  10. Section: Mike Causey
  11. D-Day Coming in September
  12. Bigger Buyouts = Fewer Employees
  13. Taxing Your Health Premiums
  14. How To Hit The 2010 Retirement Trifecta
  15. Inertia In Action
  16. Feds On a Winning Streak
  17. Memo To The White House
  18. CSRS vs. FERS: Somebody’s Got it Made!
  19. Furloughs In Paradise?
  20. Wisdom of the Crowd
  21. Missed Opportunities
  22. Postal Service Buyout Rumor (No. 63)
  23. Retirees Get One-Shot $$
  24. ID Theft: Cover Your Assets
  25. Smoking Hot Bill
  26. 2 Per Cent Raise, but Which 2 Percent?
  27. Rumors on Steroids
  28. Investing Genius: No Big Deal!
  29. Health Premiums Could Slam Retirees
  30. World’s Best, Feds-Only CD!
  31. Inflation/Deflation: You Gotta Pick One!
  32. Great Year For Feds…So Far
  33. Horrible Rumor Club Launched!
  34. FERS Sick Leave Cure: Rumor vs. Reality
  35. When it Rains, It Pours
  36. Going Part-Time Into Retirement
  37. Big Career Changes Coming at You
  38. April In Slow Motion
  39. The Rules of Engagement
  40. In-house or Out-house?
  41. TSP Changes Timetable
  42. Double Standard On Sick Leave???
  43. Why We Cower
  44. Work Longer For a Smaller Benefit?
  45. Work/Retirement Tipping Point
  46. Pay Raise: Back To The Future
  47. Winter Closings: Very Early Warning
  48. New Benefits: Good News, Bad News
  49. Health Care Reform & Your Health Plan
  50. FERS Flu Pandemic?
  51. Friends In High Places
  52. Deflation Blues and News
  53. FEHBP Premiums: Only Half The Story
  54. Health Care Reform: Good For the Feds!
  55. A Spicy New Investment Option?
  56. Your 2010 Pay Raise: Go Figure
  57. Flat Line Pay Raise
  58. New Benefits: What’s In It For You?
  59. Missed Opportunities Part Two
  60. FERS Flu Cure Puffing Along
  61. Pay Raise, What’s That?
  62. Your Overdue Bills
  63. Losing a Lifetime Benefit
  64. When Zero is Better Than Minus
  65. A Smoking Hot Deal For Feds
  66. A One-Shot, $150 Payment?
  67. FERS Flu Cure A Dead Duck?
  68. Going Part-Time
  69. Low Ball or Fair Ball Pay Raise?
  70. Triple Play For Feds
  71. Happy Days for TSP Investors
  72. Things To Come
  73. Pay Raise Guessing Game
  74. So, Who Drew the Short Straw?
  75. Down And Out At GS-15
  76. Contractors: From Valley Forge to the Pentagon
  77. Health Premiums Up, Pay Not So Much!
  78. Annual/Sick Leave Into TSP Dollars?
  79. Back in the Loop
  80. Pay Raise: No Thanks!
  81. Pay Raise Horse Beats COLA Mule
  82. Congress Targets FSA Tax Break
  83. Sick Leave Debate Makes Some Feds Sick
  84. FERS Flu Cure Yet to Come
  85. Resetting Your Retirement Clock
  86. Elusive Benefits
  87. Deflation Blues
  88. Family Feud: Caught In The Crossfire
  89. GS 15s Enter Valley of Dearth
  90. What’s Not Gonna Happen & Why
  91. Another Reason To Hang Tight
  92. And the Biggest Loser Is…
  93. Health Plans: The Usual Suspects, except…
  94. Pay Protection for Mobilized Feds
  95. Big Change In Starting Pay
  96. Back Story on the Tobacco Bill
  97. The Year of The Fed
  98. COLA: A Fast-Moving Target
  99. Tidal Wave Running A Little Late
  100. Things Are Looking Up… So Far

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December 18, 2009 at 6:00 AM