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NFFE NEWS:

Congress Appears Poised to Pass Government Funding
December 3, 2014
In what appeared to be heading towards an all-out fight between tea party and moderate members within the GOP, Congress now appears to be headed towards a funding compromise to keep the government funded beyond its current Dec. 11, 2014 deadline. The solution devised by congressional leaders will be in the form of another short-term continuing resolution, but will also include a few long-term funding measures for certain agencies. (Full Story)


NFFE PRESS RELEASES:

National President Dougan: "The Department of Defense is placing a $38 million per-year burden on the workers who support our military."
December 4, 2014
"The Department of Defense is placing a $38 million per-year burden on the workers who support our military,” said Dougan. “The Department is touting this as a prudent financial decision, but it amounts to nothing more than a new tax on defense workers with the misfortune of being assigned on long-term temporary duty." (Full Release)


NFFE IN THE NEWS:

Federal Times, 12/5/2014
Federal groups push back against Defense Department per diem cuts


NEWS FROM THE IAMAW:

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