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someoldguy  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:24:41 PM(UTC)
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The Democrat-controlled House has advanced a proposal for a 3.1% federal pay raise for 2020... matching the military pay raise.

Now, the White House has once again proposed a pay freeze, and the Republican-controlled Senate is not likely to be 100% in agreement with the House, but the process is getting started a little sooner this time around.

Will the GOP-led Senate be more generous in an election year?

Many months yet for this all to play out, but maybe the raise will be a little more generous than 2019's 1.9%

Like maybe 2.1%? You read it here first.
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#2 Posted : Wednesday, June 12, 2019 7:50:57 AM(UTC)
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Thrilling. I'm only hoping we raise the debt ceiling without somebody thinking an effective bargaining strategy involves closing the government.
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#3 Posted : Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:42:08 AM(UTC)
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That was one of the main reasons I did not take a State Department Job earlier this year and leave my current organization that works off a Defense Capital Work Fund. It was a risk that I was not willing to take with the current climate. That is a good starting point for a pay raise. We will see how it plays out!
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#4 Posted : Wednesday, June 19, 2019 3:37:13 AM(UTC)
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I always assume Zero. Anything over that is gravy.
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#5 Posted : Thursday, June 27, 2019 4:20:31 AM(UTC)
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The House passed an appropriations bill with a 3.1% raise yesterday. Now it has to get through the Senate, which hasn't introduced any appropriations bills yet.

https://federalnewsnetwo...to-block-opm-gsa-merger/
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