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Senate appropriators propose federal pay freeze for civilian employees in 2021

Senate Republicans released the drafts of 12 appropriations bills Tuesday morning. One of the bills includes a federal pay freeze for civilian employees,…

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A bill to make the payroll tax deferral optional, and others worth watching

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Lawmakers again want a payroll tax deferral opt-out for feds after ‘chaotic’ rollout

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Payroll tax deferral will kick in for military, civilian feds next week

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Senators join industry groups asking for extension of contractor pay provision

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An American flag flies above the White House, Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Washington, a day after it flew at half-staff in remembrance of Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

White House aims to limit foreign labor federal contractors can use

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new executive order from the White House calls on agencies to examine contractors’ use of foreign workers.

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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….

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Senate Democrats make case for adding $1B to Technology Modernization Fund

Six Democrat Senators wrote to Appropriations Committee leaders asking them to support agency efforts to modernize legacy technology systems by increasing the Technology Modernization Fund.

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