Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) has been promoting the legislation he introduced in March that would require members of Congress as well as federal employees to disclose their delinquent federal or state tax liabilities. Anyone doing so would automatically trigger an ethics investigation as to the source of the problem.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) is releasing a budget blueprint for the federal government next Tuesday, March 20, and it is expected to include proposed cuts to the federal workforce.
Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) have introduced legislation that would cap the reimbursement limit of government contractors’ salaries to the same as the President’s salary: $400,000.
A group of Senators have introduced legislation that would implement a fix for Medicare by enrolling all senior citizens in the same health care plan as used by members of Congress and all federal employees.
Airports across America may see an increase in private security screening under a new law authored by Congressman John Mica (R-FL) and recently signed into law which ensures that airports can continue to opt out of all federal security screening.
An amendment that would have extended the pay freeze by one year was rejected today in the Senate.
Rep. Kathy Hochul (D-NY) has introduced legislation to limit pay of executive officers of the Postal Service to the same level of pay as members of the President’s Cabinet.
Two Congressmen have introduced legislation that would move election day from the first Tuesday in November to the first full weekend.
A one year extension of the pay freeze on federal employees has been buried in an amendment introduced by Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) to the Senate Highway Bill.
A number of proposals have emerged in Congress in the last several months that are aimed at federal employees, and often not in a good way. NTEU has vowed to fight Republicans in the upcoming election and has compiled a list of the legislative proposals targeting the federal workforce to help make its case.