(Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)A voter stands on a social distance marker outside the Washington County Election Center in Hagerstown, Md., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, for the first day of in-person early voting. (Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)

2020 roundup: Most key lawmakers for feds keep congressional seats

The vast majority of congressmen and senators who hold a key committee post or have a history of advocating for federal employees have won their reelection…

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New SSA telework policies prompt criticism from employees, lawmakers

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Lawmakers begin the push for a 3.5% federal pay raise in 2021

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Steny Hoyer

DC area Democrats urge congressional leaders to take up Senate’s federal pay raise

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DC-area lawmakers look to expand telework use amid cuts by Education, USDA

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federal workforce

OMB’s Weichert attempts to ease lawmakers’ concerns about OPM reorganization

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Dept. of Ed.’s decision to shrink telework options leaves employees questioning motives

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Congress praises, but unions slam administration’s plans to modernize federal workforce

Federal management leaders in the Trump administration say they’re optimistic they can lead a bipartisan, inclusive discussion about its plan to modernize…

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Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.)/(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Mark Meadows

Republicans gearing up for major changes to federal pay and benefits

House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) says civil service reform is coming. The committee heard proposals for…

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D.C.-area lawmakers earn high marks on fed issues scorecard

Members of Congress in the Washington area scored highly yet again on this year’s report card put out by Federally Employed Women.

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