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Despite outrage from feds over triple digit rate increases set to take effect soon, lawmakers haven’t yet held a public hearing on the issue.
Low-wage federal contract workers will see small increase in 2017.
The agency is doing a preliminary assessment now of its IT and business systems to ensure a smooth transition for auto-enrolling service members into the government’s 401(k) style benefit.
Payout for civilian employees killed on the job would increase from $10,000 to $100,000 if legislation is passed.
We won’t know for sure until Oct. 18, but the latest data show federal retirees on track for a small cost-of-living adjustment.
Oversight panel passes bill that would treat ride-sharing services similarly to other types of transit through the end of 2018.
A case where not knowing the precise terminology to use led to a miscommunication.
Lawmakers hope to vote next week on a short-term continuing resolution funding agencies through Dec. 9.
The bill, which the Senate is unlikely to pass, is the latest congressional attempt to improve accountability at the department.