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Geithner Cautions Against Congress Punting Fiscal Cliff Deal

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said Tuesday lawmakers should not put off an agreement to deal with the fiscal cliff of spending cuts and tax hikes until later, National Journal reports. Geithner told a Wall Street Journal CEO Council meeting that would extend the uncertainty of the country’s fiscal future and …

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Fed Worker Unions Ask Congress to Cut Contractor Compensation Cap

Federal employee unions and other groups sent a letter Tuesday to the leaders of the House and Senate Financial Services committees calling for a reduction in the compensation cap for non-Defense Department contractors, GovExec reports. The letter recommends Congress cut the cap from $763,029 to $400,000, according to Kellie Lunney’s report. …

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