Barbara Comstock

House Democrats revive efforts to give federal employees paid family leave

House Democrats have again reintroduced legislation that would guarantee paid family leave for federal employees to care for a new child or sick family…

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Election workers Mark Bezanson, left, and Julie Olson dump ballots collected earlier in the day from drop boxes onto a table for sorting at the King County Elections office, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Renton, Wash. Voters in Washington all vote only by mail. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Multiple House, Senate seats critical to feds change hands in 2018 midterms

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RealClearPolitics

House races in these states could impact federal agencies

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Barbara Comstock

House Republicans say they’re on track to give federal employees a pay raise next year

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FILE - in this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the U.S. Capitol is seen at sunrise, in Washington. Control of Congress and the future of Donald Trump’s presidency are on the line as the 2018 primary season winds to a close this week, jumpstarting a two-month sprint to Election Day that will test Democrats’ ability to harness a wave of opposition to Trump and whether the president can motivate his staunch supporters when he’s not on the ballot. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

At least 180 lawmakers voice support for federal pay raise as Congress goes to conference

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Barbara Comstock

Trump’s planned pay freeze earns criticism from at least 1 House Republican

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Donald Trump

Trump gives word on federal pay for 2019

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COLA, yes — pay raise? Maybe

Today the House is in recess until after Labor Day. Proposed changes in FERS, which would require you to pay 6 percent more for the benefit while cost…

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Most agencies are still not fulfilling spending data requirements

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says only 15 out of 53 agencies met DATA Act requirements for complete, timely, and accurate…

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Barbara Comstock

Federal paid parental leave could help resolve agencies’ recruitment woes, Comstock says

Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) again introduced a bill that would provide a federal paid parental leave program for employees. This time, the legislation would authorize up to 12 weeks of leave instead of six.

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