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Retirement changes for former seasonal feds, higher death benefits and other bills to watch

For federal employees and federal retirees, Congress is eyeing changes to catch-up contributions, death gratuities, Social Security benefits and more.

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How Congresswoman Spanberger plans to KO the WEP and the GPO, aka the Evil Twins

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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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Social Security’s ‘Evil Twins’ are on House calendar for first time, for a possible first-ever vote

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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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Windfall/Offset repeal, COLA reform: Now or ever?

Depending on which side you’re on, GPO and WEP either rightly save taxpayers a lot of money or, more commonly, they rob tens of thousands of retirees…

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FILE - In this May 14, 2013, photo, the Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington is photographed early in the morning. Twelve people, including three U.S. Army soldiers, are accused in a large-scale gun trafficking ring that prosecutors allege supplied nearly 100 guns to gang members in Chicago. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the indictment on April 1, 2022. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

DOJ indicts 3 for impersonating federal employees in $7.5M phone scam

In today’s Federal Newscast: More than 50 victims handed over millions of dollars to scammers posing as feds. A new bill would try to make it easier to…

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Bill to end Social Security’s ‘evil twins’ that cut benefits teed up for House floor vote

The Social Security Fairness Act now has more than 290 co-sponsors, more than enough to force a House floor vote.

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