Incoming Senate Panel Chairman Wants to Cut Your Pay, Pension

November 13, 2014

The incoming chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has been outspoken about his plans to cut federal employees’ pay and pensions. Besides his previous proposal, Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin spoke with the Washington Post this week and discussed what he wants to do when he takes over the committee in January.

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Categories: DHS, Senate, Job Cuts

Budget Cuts Slow Ebola Research

October 16, 2014

Starving agencies of their needed funds could have deadly consequences when it comes to agencies responsible for preventing and fighting infectious diseases such as Ebola. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been working on Ebola vaccine for a decade, but research stalled as Congress keeps taking away its funding – $5 billion over 10 years, adjusted for inflation.

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Categories: DHS, Senate, Congress

AFGE's Election Center is Here

August 11, 2014

Government employees have been through a lot these past two years, and now it’s time for payback. AFGE is proud to launch our Stand Up 2014 Election Center to give you the tools you need to take our country back on November 4th.

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Categories: Senate, Congress

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