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Federal employees have dodged a bullet...for now. Congress will not freeze federal pay or change the annuity formula to pay for the two-month extension of the payroll tax cut.
Host Mike Causey will discuss the big issues facing feds with Federal News Radio's Francis Rose, Federal Times editor Steve Watkins and senior reporter Sean Reilly.
October 19, 2011
Tags: pay and benefits , super committee , pensions , Senior Executive Service , Postal Service , retirement , Francis Rose , In Depth , Federal Times , Steve Watkins , Sean Reilly , Mike Causey , Your Turn with Mike Causey
An announcement Thursday by Gov. Martin O'Malley that teacher pension costs will not be pushed off to counties in the fiscal 2012 budget isn't necessarily good news for local government.
Multiple proposals being discussed by Congress and the White House would affect feds' pay and benefits. Host Mike Causey is joined by Steve Losey and Steve Watkins of the Federal Times to discuss what might be coming down the road.
May 25, 2011
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) is asking the Treasury secretary to block efforts to increase the amount federal employees must contribute to their pensions.
The amount of money you must pay to your retirement fund could be going up. The 2012 budget proposal from House Republicans would require you to contribute 6 percent of your salaries. That's a jump of more than 5 percent.
D.C. has the second worst traffic in the nation but if we play our cards right, we might be able to overtake Los Angeles just in time for your next visit to headquarters! Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says we've identified the problem, now check out the solution.
Whistleblowers in the intel community could lose their pensions under a new bill, if they're caught leaking even non-classified information. We ask attorney Debra Roth if this changes what a leak is.
Prefunding USPS pension plans, says the Postal Service, is breaking them. Lorie Nelson, with the USPS OIG, has some surprising findings.
As states look to pension funds to bridget budget gaps, some local government execs are padding their pensions.