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House Republicans and Democrats failed to reach a deal Thursday on civil service protections for the 170,000 employees of the proposed Homeland Security Department—setting up a partisan clash over the issue in a markup Friday.
Two attempts to give standard civil service protections to federal employees at the proposed Homeland Security Department were defeated at a House hearing Friday.
The next steps for the 2003 federal pay increase.
House Republicans are scrambling to reach a compromise with Democrats over the civil service rules that would govern the 170,000 employees of the proposed Homeland Security Department.