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Freezes, furloughs and funding on the Hill

Congress is working to make decisions on three huge issues that affect federal employees: the proposed pay freeze, workforce reductions, and agency funding. The Hill's Ian Swanson runs it down for us.

Tags: Federal Drive , The Hill , Congress , Ian Swanson , pay and benefits , pay freeze , pay debate , continuing resolution , furloughs

Wednesday - 12/01/2010, 10:31am EST
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Tech issues in the lame duck session examined

A 3 percent withholding requirement for contractors was passed in 2005 and is set to take effect Jan. 1 2012, and government agencies are already preparing for its implementation. We learn more from Phil Bond with TechAmerica.

Tags: Federal Drive , Congress , Phil Bond , TechAmerica , Suzanne Kubota , Federal Research and Development Tax Credit , contractor withholding , contracting , cybersecurity

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 10:08am EST
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Analysis: What will happen to your pay?

Federal News Radio's Mike Causey and GovExec's Tom Shoop offer analysis about what could happen to your pay under the lame duck Congress.

Tags: Mike Causey , GovExec , Tom Shoop , pay and benefits , Congress , Election 2010 , Dorobek Insider , pay raise

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 05:02pm EST
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Federal pay raises up in the air

Raise or no raise? The Senate Appropriations Committee last summer approved a 1.4 percent pay raise for federal workers. This is now up in the air as the lame duck Congress sits down.

Tags: pay & benefits , Congress , pay raise , pay freeze , House

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 07:11am EST

Federal pay raises up in the air

Raise or no raise? The Senate Appropriations Committee last summer approved a 1.4 percent pay raise for federal workers. This is now up in the air as the lame duck Congress sits down.

Tags: pay & benefits , Congress , pay raise , pay freeze , House

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 06:48am EST

Former Comptroller General gives Boehner advice

Former Comptroller General David Walker has advice for presumed Rep. John Boehner (R-OH). Walker has already sent Boehner a letter about how to get the nation's fiscal house in order.

Tags: Congress , Congressional Spotlight , lame duck session , John Boehner , David Walker , Comeback America Initiative , Federal Drive

Monday - 11/15/2010, 11:06am EST
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Lame Ducks in Training

Remember a few years back when a congressional roadblock threatened to shutdown the government and furlough you without pay? Well, the same thing is happening this year except it is no problem and nobody is talking about shutdowns. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says timing is everything.

Tags: pay & benefits , Mike Causey , shutdown ,

Wednesday - 09/22/2010, 04:00am EDT