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NTEU to Congress: You can't starve the IRS

The National Treasury Employees Union is turning up the heat on Congress to increase IRS funding. The labor union is hearing about the impact of five years of budget cuts now that tax-filing season is in full swing, said NTEU President Colleen Kelley.

Tags: NTEU , IRS , Congress , Jason Miller , John Koskinen , Elijah Cummings

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 04:09am EDT
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Dump on D.C. Day deferred

Once spring finally gets here, D.C. will stop complaining about the weather, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, and get back into the business of being the place the rest of America loves to hate.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , snow closures , workforce , NTEU

Thursday - 03/05/2015, 03:00am EST

NTEU President Colleen Kelley to retire

Colleen Kelley will be stepping down after four terms as president of the National Treasury Employees Union.

Tags: NTEU , IRS , people

Wednesday - 03/04/2015, 12:08pm EST

IRS struggles to handle fraudulent tax returns under smaller budget

The IRS is in a bind to be both fast and accurate with this season's tax returns, and awards billions in fraudulent claims as a result. That's a problem that will only get worse unless Congress raises IRS' budget to allow for new hires, according to the National Treasury Employees Union.

Tags: budget , Improper payments , NTEU , tax returns , identity theft , IRS , workforce

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 12:09pm EST

Rep. Edwards makes another bid to repeal pension contribution increase

Rep. Donna Edwards reintroduces the Federal Employee Pension Fairness Act to rescind the laws requiring feds hired after 2013 to pay more into their pensions than those hired before them.

Tags: workforce , pay and benefits , Congress , Donna Edwards , NTEU , J. David Cox , AFGE , Jason Miller

Friday - 02/06/2015, 04:47am EST

IRS workers hope to sway Congress to reverse budget cuts

IRS employees join other members of the National Treasury Employees Union for a week of lobbying Congress to support a funding increase. But will lawmakers listen?

Tags: IRS , NTEU , Terry Scott , Jenny Brown , budget , Congress , Emily Kopp , union

Tuesday - 02/03/2015, 02:49pm EST

Don't blame the IRS for reduced services this year, says NTEU president

Colleen Kelley, president of the National Treasury Employees Union, says with fewer employees to answer phones at the IRS, she understands taxpayers' frustrations about filing questions going unanswered, but adds that the agency isn't any happier with its marching orders from Congress and the White House.

Tags: IRS , John Koskinen , NTEU , Mike Causey , Jory Heckman , budget , workforce , Your Turn

Friday - 01/09/2015, 12:06pm EST
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The incredible shrinking IRS

Colleen Kelley, president of the National Treasury Employees Union joins host Mike Causey to talk about proposed cuts at the Internal Revenue Service, and their impact on the agency.
January 7, 2015

Tags: pay and benefits , IRS , IRS cuts , NTEU , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 08:03pm EST
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Obama approves retroactive mass-transit benefit for workers

President Obama signed a broad $41.6 billion program of tax breaks into law that will retroactively raise the monthly mass-transit subsidy to $250 per month for 2014. The extension of these tax breaks, however, will only last until the end of 2014.

Tags: Congress , House , House Ways and Means Committe , Dave Camp , NTEU , Jory Heckman , mass-transit benefit , tax breaks , budget , pay and benefits

Monday - 12/22/2014, 04:39am EST

GAO raises concerns about quality of OPM official time data

GAO finds discrepancies in OPM data on union-related work by federal employees. OPM admits that official time reporting is not a priority.

Tags: workforce , official time , AFGE , NTEU , OPM , J. David Cox , Darrell Issa , Tom Coburn , Phil Gingrey , GAO , Elise Garofalo

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 06:37pm EST
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