Hundreds of AFGE members who gathered in the rain last week said it loud and clear: federal workers deserve a 5.3 percent pay raise. And this time, Congress listened. Just three days after they rallied right across from the Capitol Building, Congressman Gerry Connelly of Virginia introduced a bill that would give them just that: 5.3 percent pay increase next year.
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Teunis Felter has over 20 years experience as an author, editor, and scientist. When not exploring outside, he enjoys reading history, researching genealogy, and civilly discussing politics.