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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...

House Passes Bill To Counter Obama Move On Federal Pay

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House voted Friday to extend a pay freeze for federal workers, already in effect for more than two years, for another nine mont...

House Votes To Freeze Pay Of Federal Workers Through 2013

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday voted to freeze the wages of federal workers for a third straight year and put members of Congress on record...

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...

Obama To Freeze Pay Of Top White House, Administration Officials

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to freeze the salaries of his top aides at the White House and appointees across his government. A se...