Senate Appropriators Ignore Trump’s Proposed Pay Freeze, Back 1.9% Raise for Feds
Whoever controls the Senate is likely to control the outcome of much of the pay and benefit cuts proposed by Republicans and the Trump Administration. The outcome of the 2018 midterm elections will intrinsically determine the outcome of federal employee pay and benefit cuts in 2019. These cuts are currently the largest ever proposed cuts concerning federal employee pay and benefits.
The pay boost, approved by a Senate subcommittee, marks the first pushback in Congress to President Trump’s plan to freeze federal civilian employee pay in 2019.
Source: Senate Appropriators Ignore Trump’s Proposed Pay Freeze, Back 1.9% Raise for Feds
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