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Trump Budget Includes 1.9 Percent Pay Raise for Civilians, Retirement Cuts

Military personnel would see a 2.1 percent pay increase in 2018 under the proposal.

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The 18 Independent Agencies Trump Wants to Eliminate

The president’s budget suggests entirely eliminating these bodies, from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the National Endowment for the Arts.

Cuts to Feds' Retirement Benefits Among the Top Four 'Savers' in 2018 Budget

Mulvaney says the retirement reductions would save $63 billion by 2027.

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Analysis: The Civil Service’s Preference for Hiring Military Vets Comes at a Hidden Cost

The U.S. government has long shown a hiring preference for veterans. But because of the demographics of the U.S. military, this has limited the federal workforce's diversity.

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Trump White House Intern?

Applicants must list their social media accounts, and name Trump's most significant achievement so far.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will get more money for his security detail.

EPA Spells Out Funding for Buyouts, Early Retirements

Agency will seek OMB approval later this month, memo says.

Rep. Gerry Connolly said benefits cuts of the magnitude Trump is reportedly proposing will make it impossible to recruit and retain a qualified workforce.

Trump’s 2018 Budget Reportedly Targets Federal Retirement Programs

Employees would see increased contribution requirements, COLA cuts.

Lawmaker Asks CBO to Respond to Critics of Federal Pay Report

Oversight Committee seeks to settle entrenched arguments over public, private sector benefits comparisons.

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