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AFGE plans to protest on Wednesday the possible spending cuts to the Social Security Administration in more than 20 states. SSA Commission Astrue tried to alleviate spending concerns with an e-mail to employees. Meanwhile, SSA and AFGE are negotiating a new contract.
Jim Barnes, political correspondent for National Journal
Carrie Budoff Brown, congressional reporter for Politico
Republican leaders in the House are calling for even deeper budgets cuts by putting forward a plan that cuts about $60 billion to hundreds of federal programs for the seven months remaining in the current fiscal year.
This week's show is all about you - the federal employee. What other changes may be in store for feds in 2011 in the wake of the federal pay freeze and the change in Congress?
January 12, 2011
Tags: Steve Watkins , Steve Losey , Andrew Tilghman , Federal Times , Your Turn , Mike Causey , pay and benefits , pay freeze , Congress , deficit reduction commission , furlough , Jolie Lee , management , contracting
The House and Senate have passed a short-term continuing resolution that will keep the government operating until Dec. 21, 2010.
The decision to shutdown the government during the Blizzards of 2010 were either smart or wimpy depending on how far outside the beltway you live. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, who actually coined the term "Inside the Beltway", takes readings from both sides of the famed road.