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AFGE rallies for 7.4% federal employee pay raise, spending deal to avoid government shutdown  

The largest federal employee union is calling on Congress to give federal employees a higher pay raise next year, as well as avoid a government shutdown…

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As agencies face budget uncertainty, Democrats propose a 7.4% pay raise for feds

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Biden makes formal plans for 2024 federal pay raise

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Hundreds of employees rally behind 8.7% proposed federal pay raise

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Lawmakers renew calls to offer paid family and medical leave to federal employees

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Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations committee hearing on the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget in Washington, Tuesday, April 26, 2022. (Al Drago/Pool Photo via AP)

Democrats reintroduce bill to give feds 8.7% average pay raise next year

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Democratic lawmakers propose 5.1% average pay raise for federal employees

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House Democrats propose 2022 federal pay raise with new bill

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Senators worried new VA accountability office appointment poses conflict of interest

The appointment of Dan Sitterly, a former career executive and political appointee, as a new leader at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ accountability…

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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference on the North Portico of the White House, Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

OMB calls critical race theory ‘divisive, un-American,’ orders agencies to cease training

In today’s Federal Newscast, the president has a new directive for all agencies: Cease and desist all training on critical race theory or white privilege.

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FILE - This Sept. 18, 2019, file photo shows the view of the U.S. Capitol building from the Washington Monument in Washington. The federal government incurred the biggest monthly budget deficit in history in June 2020 as spending on programs to combat the coronavirus recession exploded while millions of job losses cut into tax revenues. The Treasury Department reported Monday, July 13, 2020 that the deficit hit $864 billion last month, an amount of red ink that surpasses most annual deficits in the nation’s history and is above the previous monthly deficit record of $738 billion in April.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Senators push for max telework in next coronavirus relief package

Congressional leaders haven’t agreed yet to the big-ticket items in the next coronavirus relief package, but members are already pushing for smaller provisions. A bipartisan group of senators want Congress to require maximum telework for federal employees in the next bill.

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