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2020 pay raise model: From zero to 3.1 in six months

The amount of the 2020 white collar federal pay raise will range anywhere from zero to 3.1% if federal unions and Democrats in the House have their way.

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Senate’s 2020 budget resolution passes without contractor back pay for future shutdowns

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AP/Ryan EstradaAdm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard commandant, delivers the 2019 State of the Coast Guard Address at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro, Calif., Thursday, March 21, 2019. Strapped with an aging fleet, the U.S. Coast Guard is about to award a contract for a much-needed new icebreaker to help compete against Russia and China for a presence in the Arctic, but the service needs more funding for operations and infrastructure, its commandant said Thursday. (Seaman Ryan Estrada/U.S. Coast Guard via AP)

Coast Guard focuses on readiness, hiring for 2020 in shadow of shutdown

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Trump names pick for US chief technology officer

In today’s Federal Newscast, former venture capitalist Michael Kratsios is tapped to become the next U.S. chief technology officer.

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Fed up with being a fed?

Retirement expert John Grobe, himself a former fed, said the length and uncertainty of the recent shutdown has a lot more people thinking about retirement,…

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Bill would force lawmakers to stay in DC during future shutdowns

Should another government shutdown occur, a bill introduced by an Arizona Democratic congressman would force Congress to stay in town until it’s over.

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