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House OKs Pay Freeze for Lawmakers, Federal Workers

The House voted late Monday to freeze the salaries of lawmakers and nearly 2 million federal government employees for the rest of fiscal year 2013, the Washington Post reports. Ed O’Keefe writes the bill, passed 287-to-129 as part of the fiscal cliff compromise, blocks a half-percent cost-of-living pay increase for …

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Short-Term Deal Appears Likely for Govt. Funding Bill

Reports surfaced earlier this week that a possible deal was reached for government funding. Now, short-term spending seems to be a front-runner of solutions to keep the government up and running. A report by The Hill newspaper indicated that the White House has asked lawmakers to consider short-term measures in …

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Supercommittee May Want More Time on Deficit Deal

A top House Democrat recently spoke of the deficit reduction supercommittee currently working to seek an extension on finding ways to slash the budget deficit before its Thanksgiving deadline in a report by the New York Times. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said the panel may ask Congress to extend the …

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Administration’s Proposal on Disclosing Contractors’ Political Donations Not a Hit on the Hill

Following a House oversight hearing yesterday about a draft executive order requiring government contractors to disclose political contributions, the administration’s proposal is continuing to plummet in popularity — on both sides of the aisle. A draft of the proposed executive order began circulating a few weeks ago, instantly drawing the …

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Washington-area Lawmakers Want Thaw in Federal Pay Freeze

Led by Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), the House majority leader, a bevy of local lawmakers is pushing back against the Obama administration’s plans for a two-year federal pay freeze. In a letter sent to the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee Rep. David Obey (D-Wis.) Monday, the lawmarkers urged Congress …

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John Berry

As director of the United States Office of Personnel Management, John Berry is responsible for recruiting, hiring and setting benefits policies for almost two million federal civilian employees. Berry works with partners both inside and outside of government to create flexible, results-oriented HR policies and to change how Americans view …

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