Bless the dedicated federal employees who work for a cause greater than themselves. Our president and Congress have frozen their salaries for two years for a savings of $103 billion.
Yes, one hundred and three billion dollars. This is to the disparagement of federal services. We are the Giant Piggy Bank!
The House passed H.R. 273, which will extend the pay freeze through 2013. On top of the pay freeze, sequestration became a reality. Federal agencies are putting their employees on furlough for as many as 22 days this year, which equals a 20 percent pay cut.
Montana will feel the pain. There are more than 12,500 federal employees in the state. There are more than 12,500 federal retirees. We are not takers, we are contributors. We didn’t Continue reading >>> Avoid federal cutbacks