retirement contributions

This May 25, 2021 photo shows a U.S. Passport cover in Washington.  The Biden administration says American citizens holding recently expired U.S. passports will be allowed to return home from abroad on that document until the end of year. (AP Photo/Eileen Putman)

US citizens can now self-select their gender on their passports

The State Department makes a big policy change to passports. All federal fighters will likely make no less than $15 dollars an hour. And Guantanamo Bay…

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Rep. Edwards proposes restoring lower retirement contributions for feds

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House budget seeks to up feds’ retirement contributions

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Will budget committee target feds’ retirement contributions?

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Why increasing feds’ retirement contributions may not help cut the deficit

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CBO: Congress could wring $300B in deficit savings from federal pay, pension changes

A new Congressional Budget Office analysis of proposed deficit-reduction efforts contained half a dozen proposals affecting federal employees, including…

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Fed groups: Pay and benefits should be off the table in budget talks

A coalition of more than two dozen federal-employee unions and advocacy groups is calling on budget negotiators to come up with a way to undo the across-the-board…

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In House-Senate budget talks, feds fear being familiar target

When House and Senate lawmakers kicked off formal budget negotiations this week for the first time since the government shutdown ended, both Republicans and Democrats said replacing sequestration, the blunt across-the-board budget cuts, with an alternative plan would be a top priority. The sticking point remains how to pay for it. Federal-employee unions and advocacy groups fear federal pay and benefits will once again be on the table.

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