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Watch out: Well-meaning, VIP zombies are stalking feds

Federal workers have dodged a lot of legislative bullets over the years. Plans to cut and save surface, then disappear. But there is one blueprint out there that has traction, and its No. 1 target is the federal retirement system, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , pay and benefits , workforce ,

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 02:00am EDT

Bill would ax FEHBP in favor of Affordable Care Act plan

Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.) introduced legislation to require federal employees, the president, vice president and members of Congress to use insurance under the Affordable Care Act instead of the current federal program.

Tags: pay and benefits , Dave Camp , FEHBP , Affordable Care Act , Congress , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 12:24pm EDT

Federal Drive Interviews -- Feb. 20, 2013

Retired Air Force Gen. Chuck Walks talks about what the next Secretary of Defense's first hurdles will be. Bernie Becker, staff writer at The Hill newspaper, discusses a possible Simpson-Bowles sequel.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , DoD , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Chuck Wald , Bernie Becker , The Hill ,

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 08:20am EST

End of the world delayed?

Good news, bad news. The good news is that the end of the world in your case, maybe extended furloughs or even a layoff is likely to be extended. Things are currently scheduled to go boom early next January. But there are signs that Congress may delay the day of reckoning until March or April of 2013. Now your only worry is the Mayan calendar, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal News Radio , pay and benefits , workforce , sequestration , budget , Congress , House , Senate , supercommittee ,

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 02:00am EDT

Analysis: Lots of budget talk, no action until lame duck

Mike Lillis of the Hill newspaper told The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp that lawmakers are just jockeying for campaign fodder with all this budget talk. Don't expect anything big to happen until after the election.

Tags: Mike Lillis , The Hill , Federal Drive , budget , Paul Ryan , Barack Obama , Steve LaTourette , Jim Cooper , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 12:20pm EDT
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