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AFGE, NTEU try to stave off changes to retirement benefits

The two employee unions say lawmakers shouldn't make up for sequestration cuts by forcing federal employees to contribute more to their retirement. House and Senate legislators are working on a small-scale budget deal that reportedly includes a provision to alter federal retirement benefits.

Tags: workforce , pay and benefits , retirement , Colleen Kelley , NTEU , J. David Cox , AFGE , Congress , Paul Ryan , Patty Murray , Gerry Connolly , Frank Wolf , Jim Moran , budget , Jason Miller

Friday - 12/06/2013, 04:07am EST

House fails to pass bills to reopen parts of government

Lower chamber legislators could not get two-thirds approval for one bill to fund the National Park Service, and another bill to get the Veterans Affairs Department fiscal 2014 money. AFGE, NTEU and Democrat lawmakers rallied on Capitol Hill Tuesday to turn up the heat on Congress to reopen the government.

Tags: management , government shutdown , workforce , Congress , Dutch Ruppersberger , AFGE , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , J. David Cox , John Delaney , IRS , National Park Service , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 05:32am EDT
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In Depth Show Blog - June 20, 2013

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , France Hoang , Rick McFeely , David Dye ,

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 06:27pm EDT

Members of Congress confident budget deal can be reached to avert shutdown

Congress missed the deadline to avert sequestration last week. And now a deadline to prevent a government shutdown at the end of the month is barreling toward lawmakers. But members of both chambers and from both sides of the aisle say they're confident they can work out a deal to keep the government running.The likely sticking point is how the the automatic budget cuts, known as sequestration, will continue to play out. House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and Sen. Tom Coburn (R- Okla.) discuss the continuing resolution and sequestration on In Depth with Francis Rose.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , budget , sequestration , Tom Coburn , In Depth , Francis Rose

Thursday - 03/07/2013, 06:10pm EST
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In Depth interviews - March 6

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Tom Coburn , Justin Ganderson ,

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 07:56pm EST

Sequester delayed for two months; pay freeze extension still possible

Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick introduced a bill to extend the pay freeze for federal workers for all of fiscal 2013. The Senate still must pass the bill.

Tags: budget , sequestration , Barack Obama , John Boehner , AFGE , David Cox , Michael Fitzpatrick , pay and benefits , pay freeze , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 05:24am EST

Congress considers putting limits on drone strikes

Uncomfortable with the Obama administration's use of deadly drones, a growing number in Congress is looking to limit America's authority to kill suspected terrorists, even U.S. citizens.

Tags: Barack Obama , drones , DoD , Congress , al-Qaida , CIA

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 08:12am EST

AFGE President John Gage to retire

American Federation of Government Employees president John Gage has announced he'll retire from his post at the largest federal-employee union. Gage has served as national AFGE president since 2003.

Tags: pay and benefits , workforce , John Gage , AFGE , federal unions ,

Tuesday - 06/05/2012, 07:52pm EDT
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