Before the end of 2018, Congress needs solutions for seven unfinished appropriations bills, plus a definitive answer on federal employee pay.
Hundreds of thousands of active and retired federal and postal workers have the opportunity to pay less and get more as the health insurance hunting season runs through Dec. 10.
The metro Washington, D.C. area is now solidly blue and many local members of Congress will be eligible to lead committees that can affect active and retired government employees.
House Republicans said they’ve reached a tentative deal on a federal pay raise for 2019. Federal employee unions and House Democrats, however, are cautious about the agreement.
President Donald Trump has announced his plans to freeze pay for federal civilian employees in 2019.
The president has a deadline that’s fast-approaching. President Donald Trump must make a determination on federal pay by Aug. 31.
The Senate included a 1.9 percent federal pay raise in a series of four appropriations bills, which it passed Wednesday. The Senate proposal differs from both the House version and the White House’s recommendation.
Is there a federal pay raise in your future? And what’s the status of legislation to reform the Federal Employees Retirement System? Find out when Federal News Radio reporter Nicole Ogrysko joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. July 25, 2018
The Senate Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee differed from the president’s budget proposal and suggested a pay raise for civilian employees in 2019.
The House-passed version of the defense authorization act does not include the Trump administration’s proposed changes to federal retirement.