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House to Vote to Freeze Federal Worker Pay

MadisonWannabe Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 8:23 PM
Bingo.... She never was forced to join. The others are devout union members who hate, loathe, and despise Wi. governor Walker for not taking union dues out of their pay checks. They have to send them in themselves.

The House of Representatives today will vote to freeze the pay of federal employees, which would extend a policy that President Obama wants to put to an end. Obama is seeking a pay increase for federal workers.

 

The GOP-led House is expected to pass the bill on Friday, but it's likely to receive a cold reception in the Democratic-controlled Senate.

Budget hawks, in supporting the freeze, say the average federal worker compensation, including benefits, is nearly double the median U.S. household income. They point to a 2012 Congressional Budget Office study showing that, while...

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