McCain: Federal Employees Shouldn't Get a Raise

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By on January 6, 2013 in Pay & Benefits with 94 Comments

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) recently told the Daily Caller that he doesn’t think federal employees should get a pay raise this spring. He also said that he supported blocking the pay raise for members of Congress that was included as part of the fiscal cliff deal.

The House recently voted to block the pay raise for federal workers, however it never advanced further.

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