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Congressman Who Voted Against Minimum Wage Hike Complains He Hasn't Gotten A Raise

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) says Congress can't afford a pay cut because its last salary increase occurred six years ago. Terry, considered one of the ...

Dave Jamieson

'Indefensible:' How Federal Workers Get Squeezed By Both Parties | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Working for the federal government is supposed to be the most stable gig in America, immune to the uncertainties of private-sector busin...

Republican Warns Against Freezing Government Employees' Pay

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

The finance chief for Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) is urging the state legislature to stop freezing merit pay for government workers, warning that freez...

The F Word: Why Tax When You Can Freeze?

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Although that $2 billion Obama estimates he'll save in freezing federal employees' wages sounds like a lot of money, it isn't. Compare it to the $700 billion that we handed over to Wall Street.

Sam Stein

Unions, Progressives Blast Administration For Pay Freeze Proposal | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's decision to support a two-year pay freeze on federal employees is sparking yet another wave of angst and eyeb...

Sam Stein

Obama Announces Pay Freeze For Federal Employees | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration announced on Monday an ambitious plan to freeze the salaries of federal employees for two years in an effort to address massi...