The House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee stayed quiet on federal pay in its 2018 bill. Without action from Congress, federal civilian employees would receive a 1.9 percent raise next fiscal year. The appropriations bill also includes significant spending cuts to key priorities at the General Services Administration and Office of Personnel Management.
The General Services Administration says it wants to move away from leases in favor of federally-owned property.
The House-passed version of the defense authorization act does not include the Trump administration’s proposed changes to federal retirement.