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Praying For A Pay Freeze?

Things are looking pretty bad for federal workers and retirees. How bad, you ask? So bad, according to Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, that the best thing that could happen to you would be yet another pay freeze.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , supercommittee , Congress

Tuesday - 09/20/2011, 02:05am EDT

Obama proposes $42.5B in cuts to employee benefits

President Obama wants federal employees to contribute more to their retirement plans as part of a $4.4 trillion plan to reduce the deficit over the next decade. The plan also includes measures to return to the Postal Service money that it has overpaid for retiree benefits and restructure health benefits.

Tags: American Federation of Government Employees , John Gage , Barack Obama , Emily Kopp

Monday - 09/19/2011, 01:59pm EDT
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Making sense of President's budget proposals

David Hawkings is the editor of CQ Roll's Daily Briefing.

Tags: David Hawkings , CQ , In Depth , pay and benefits

Monday - 09/19/2011, 08:12pm EDT
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Aerospace industry heading for layoffs?

Marion Blakey, the president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association a former FAA administrator, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss what aerospace contractors should keep their eyes open for.

Tags: AIA , Marion Blakey , DoD , Congress

Monday - 09/19/2011, 10:43am EDT
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Federal-Postal Coalition warns against pay, benefits cuts

The Federal-Postal Coalition that represents 4.6 million government workers is urging President Barack Obama to preserve federal employees' pay and benefits when he sends his budget-reduction plan to Congress Monday. Coalition members fear lawmakers' drive to find funding cuts could harm federal employees.

Tags: Federal-Postal Coalition , Professional Managers Association , thomas burger , pay and benefits , Senior Executives Association , jenny mattingly , National Treasury Employees Union , Colleen Kelley , Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association , John Adler , House Appropriations Committee , continuing resolution , Emily Kopp

Sunday - 09/18/2011, 07:56pm EDT
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Treasury: Trillion-dollar coin would not be legal

Treasury Department spokesman Anthony Coley said Saturday that neither his department nor the Federal Reserve believes the law can or should be used to produce such a $1 trillion coin to avoid a coming battle with Congress over government borrowing.

Tags: Treasury , Federal Reserve , debt ceiling , Congress

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 05:44pm EST

DoD nominee warns of 'draconian' cuts

Ashton Carter, the nominee to be the new deputy Defense secretary, said DoD will need to consider civilian employee furloughs, the abandonment of major weapons systems and a severe curtailing of military training if the sequestration envisioned by Congress as a budget-cutting forcing function takes effect.

Tags: DoD , contracting , acquisition , sequestration , management , Congress , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 09/14/2011, 10:17am EDT
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Why the simple solution won't work with the budget

Complicated issues, like the economy, are more like algebra, says commentator Barlow Herget.

Tags: economy , Barlow Herget , constitutional amendmentdment

Thursday - 08/11/2011, 03:00pm EDT
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