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The bill is sponsored by California Congressman Dan Lungren. It mirrors the Senate version by protecting critical infrastructure, expanding the role of the Homeland Security Department and sharing threat data with the private sector.
Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, says he'll kill any request coming from the Pentagon for a new round of base closures.
The House voted Wednesday to freeze federal pay, including lawmakers' own, through 2013. The vote, 309-117, came just hours after a contentious floor debate on the legislation.
The House is scheduled to vote on a bill on Wednesday to extend the civilian federal pay freeze another year — through 2013.
The chairman of the House Committee on Small Business is introducing two bills today aimed at increasing small business contracts in government, including bumping agencies' small contracting goal from 23 percent to 25 percent.
Union leaders on Monday denounced a deal in Congress that would make it harder for them to organize airline and railroad workers, saying it was reached without their input.
A government report finds that tens of thousands of federal employees — from staffers in Congress to federal agencies and even Obama's executive office — collectively owe the government billions in back taxes.
Lawmakers should keep their hands off federal employees' retirement plans, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Director of Retirement Benefit Services David Snell said at a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy. The subcommittee is considering a slew of bills aimed at reducing federal pensions for both lawmakers and rank-and-file workers.
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Negotiations to renew a payroll tax cut for 160 million workers and jobless benefits for millions more kicked off on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, with both sides optimistic of an agreement despite last year's bitter battles over President Barack Obama's jobs proposals.