House Ways and Means Committee

WEP, GPO, Social security

Repeal or reform? House lawmakers weigh responses to WEP, GPO

Many lawmakers are pushing for a full repeal of WEP and GPO, but others are instead looking to reform the benefit calculations for affected federal annuitants.

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Amelia Brust, Federal News NetworkSocial Security, SSA, worker, telework, episodic telework

SSA says understaffing led to overpaying 2M beneficiaries since FY 2022

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Biden Budget

What’s next for the Biden administration’s up, up, up budget proposal

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this June 12, 2019, file photo, clouds roll over the U.S. Capitol dome as dusk approaches in Washington. The committee charged with helping Republicans wrest control of the House next year raised $45.4 million over the last three months, a record quarterly haul during a year without a national election. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Reintroduced bills aim to fix hiring process, Social Security benefits for feds

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Sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol Dome in Washington, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Bills, amendments linger in Congress with lasting implications for feds

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Sun shines on the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. A divided Congress gave final approval Friday to Democrats' flagship climate and health care bill. The House used a party-line 220-207 vote to pass the legislation. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

House heightens calls to change feds’ Social Security benefits, workplace safety plans

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IRS brings teleworking staff back to office in phased reentry starting in May

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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)FILE - This May 8, 2008, file photo shows blank checks on an idle press at the Philadelphia Regional Financial Center, which disburses payments on behalf of federal agencies in Philadelphia. Officials at the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service said Friday, March 12, 2021 that processing the new round of stimulus payments has already begun, with the aim of having the first payments start showing up in bank accounts this weekend. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

SSA ‘aggressively worked’ to give IRS data to process 30M stimulus payments

The Social Security Administration sent the IRS data on 30 million Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients Thursday, which will allow the Treasury…

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Bill Pascrell

House Dems want to know how White House plans to keep feds safe

In today’s Federal Newscast, Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee want to know how the Office of Personnel Management is keeping federal employees…

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TSA, AFGE agreement

TSA expected to soon offer early retirement to several workers

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Transportation Security Administration soon will offer early retirements to employees across the agency.

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