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House to Vote to Freeze Federal Worker Pay

Selfmade707 Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 11:45 AM
According to dems, federal worker pay is stimulus to the economy, after all, they end up spending it, right? Just like unemployment money? Shrewed these dems.

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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