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Sandy relief proposals 'unfairly target' feds, union says

A series of cost-savings amendments to the Superstorm Sandy aid bill the House will consider this week has drawn the ire of a federal-employee union who say the proposals "unfairly target" government workers. Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) has proposed defraying some of the costs of the $50 billion recovery package by rescinding a mass-transit tax benefit for federal employees and by ordering more across-the-board agency budget cuts.

Tags: pay and benefits , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , Mick Mulvaney , budget , Jack Moore

Monday - 01/14/2013, 04:26pm EST

'Fiscal cliff' deal restores mass-transit subsidy

The bill to avert the "fiscal cliff" reinstates parity between the parking and mass-transit subsidies. The mass-transit subsidy was reduced in 2011 to $125 even as a similar subsidy for parking benefits was increased to $240 a month.

Tags: pay and benefits , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , Congress , House , Senate

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 06:47pm EST