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2022 Legislative Issue Papers

The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is excited to welcome NFFE members to Washington, DC to advocate for legislation on Capitol Hill. See all of this year's issue papers and push your lawmakers to sponsor NFFE-supported legislation.



  • NFFE Campaign to Halt VA AIR Commission Ends in Victory

    Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) applauds the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee for halting the Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission through bipartisan opposition to confirming the commission’s nominees. The AIR Commission could have moved forward with plans to close or eliminate services at 60 VA hospitals and dozens of outpatient clinics, nursing homes and other VA health care facilities nationwide.
  • Happy Independence Day

    On this day 246 years ago, our forefathers signed the Declaration of Independence, forming a new nation that would become the United States of America. Today, we celebrate the birth of our great nation and the freedoms our country provides for us all.
  • NFFE Applauds OPM Director Ahuja for Major Accomplishments in First Year of Leadership

    Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) applauds Office of Personnel Management Director Kiran Ahuja for strong leadership and pro-worker initiatives in her tenure as OPM’s top official. Last week marked the one-year anniversary of Ahuja being sworn in as the Director of OPM.
  • NFFE-IAM Members Return to Capitol Hill for 2022 IAM Legislative Conference, Lobby Members of Congress on Important Federal Workforce Issues

    Last week, NFFE-IAM members returned to Capitol Hill for the first time since 2019 for this year’s IAM Legislative Conference. Employees from several different agencies traveled from across the country to hear from lawmakers and lobby congressional offices on critical issues pertaining to the federal workforce.
  • Federal Wildland Firefighters Across U.S. to Receive Life-Changing Pay Increase

    Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) applauds a Biden Administration announcement that federal wildland firefighters across the country will soon be receiving a long-awaited pay raise authorized in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021. A significant majority of federal wildland firefighters will have their base salary increased by $20,000 per year, retroactive to October of 2021, the start of the fiscal year.

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