Congressman Reid Ribble (R-WI) has introduced a Constitutional Amendment that would limit the number of years a member of Congress can serve.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has advanced Congressman Dennis Ross’ (R-FL) bill which would require federal employees and members of Congress to contribute more to their pensions.
Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) has introduced legislation that would prohibit step increases for federal employees through the end of 2012. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has introduced companion legislation in the Senate.
Not to be outdone by the House, a group of Senators has introduced legislation that would extend the pay freeze on federal employees. The bill would also cut the size of the federal workforce through attrition.
The House voted late Wednesday to extend the pay freeze on federal employees and members of Congress for one year. How did each individual Representative vote?
What are the annual salaries of members of Congress and Congressional officials? With the approval ratings of Congress at record lows, many Americans may want to know if they are getting their money’s worth from members of Congress.
South Carolina is a state that often attracts newcomers, but look closely at the state’s income tax structure before relocating.
The Congressional Budget Office has released a study comparing pay and benefits of federal workers to workers in the private sector across wages, benefits and total compensation (wages plus benefits). On average, federal employees came out ahead in each case.
17 Democrats in Congress sent a letter urging the conference committee considering legislation to extend the payroll tax cut through 2012 to oppose any additional cuts to the pay or benefits of Federal employees as part of the deal.
Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) expressed his disappointment in a recent statement about the 3% increase in the amount of tax delinquent debt incurred by federal employees and reiterated the need to pass his proposed legislation that would terminate federal employees with serious delinquent tax debt.