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House to Vote to Freeze Federal Worker Pay

Troy103 Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 8:32 PM
Didn't WI go 'Right To Work' under Walker? If so, good for you! We've been RTW for several years now and our state economy is doing very well compared to our union owned and operated neighbor. It's good to see that people are beginning to wake up to the fallacy of unions. You can definitely tell a union sheep from a non-union worker. All the union sheep wear their 'local' shirts to work on Fridays. It's quite comical to watch! I don't know who they think they're impressing. Poor poor sheep in search of a shepherd.

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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