The American Federation of Government Employees and have endorsed congressional candidates whom they hope will advocate for federal worker pay going forward.
Republicans who want to stave off a midterm majority-party defeat might want to run some numbers on fed voters in their districts.
Politicians who want to reduce the cost of the federal retirement and labor-management programs say they are doing it for the most noble reasons.
Although feds are supposed to avoid partisan politics at work, chances are you have a pretty good idea how most of your colleagues voted in the last election.
Back in less partisan times, federal and postal unions or at least their elected leaders leaned Democratic and but close ties with key Republicans in Congress, as well as with staffers whose committees dealt with civil service matters.
Federal workers got a 1.4 percent raise in January that was proposed and backed by the president. But the outlook for 2019 was and still is different.
If the surprise pay raise approved by the Senate makes it through the White House, what would it put in your wallet? We’re looking at what’s happening and not happening with pay, shutdowns and appropriations on Capitol Hill.
Federal News Radio reporters Nicole Ogrysko and Jory Heckman join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss what’s happening and not happening with pay, shutdowns and appropriations on Capitol Hill.
Loren Duggan, editorial director of Bloomberg Government, described how the Senate is trying to reach its Sept. 30 deadline for spending.
Many who have been comfortably stationed in Washington for decades are literally running for their political lives this year.