Jessica Klement

  • Jessica Klement, Legislative Director, NARFE

    The Internal Revenue Service is facing another big budget cut if the total the House of Representatives approved turns out to be the total the agency gets. The House voted for a bill to bring the IRS’ 2015 spending limit to below sequestration levels. That’s a cut of more than $300 million. Jessica Klement is Legislative Director of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. She explained on In Depth with Francis Rose how the IRS’ potential 2015 budget would affect its employees and other agencies.

  • Retirement programs, VA scandal, shrinking workforce

    NARFE’s Jessica Klement and Andy Medici from the Federal Times discuss a number of issues affecting feds, including proposed changes to the federal retirement program and the scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs. June 11, 2014

  • Feds interested in phased retirement left playing waiting game

    The Office of Personnel Management now says it hopes to have regulations governing phased retirement finalized by October. That can’t come soon enough for many federal employees on the cusp of retirement who are caught in the regulatory limbo.

  • Legislative roundtable

    Jenny Mattingley hosts a roundtable discussion of legislation on Capitol Hill that impacts federal workers. June 6, 2014

  • Jessica Klement, Legislative Director, NARFE

    The door to come back to government and get paid for it is still open for federal retirees or current employees getting close. The House passes an amendment to the fiscal 2015 National Defense Authorization Act so federal agencies can keep re-hiring federal retirees without cutting into their pensions. Jessica Klement, legislative director of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to explain the details of the provision and what it means for current and future federal retirees.

  • What’s going on on Capitol Hill?

    NARFE Legislative Director Jessica Klement will give us an update on pending legislation affecting federal workers and retirees. April 2, 2014

  • Jessica Klement, Legislative Director, NARFE

    A bigger pay raise for federal employees is on Congress’ agenda. But so are some cuts to some of your most important benefits. Jessica Klement, Legislative Director of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, talks to In Depth with Francis Rose.

  • In Depth Show Blog – March 4, 2014

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • What’s ahead for feds in 2014?

    Federal Times writers Andy Medici and Sean Reilly and NARFE legislative director Jessica Klement will talk about some of the issues affecting feds in 2014. February 26, 2014

  • In Depth Show Blog – February 20, 2014

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.