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- More Than 60 Democratic Lawmakers Want a 5.1% Raise for Feds - April 28, 2022
By Erich Wagner, Government Executive
A group of 62 House Democrats on Tuesday urged congressional appropriators to provide federal employees with a 5.1% pay raise in 2023, breaking with President Biden.
As part of his fiscal 2023 budget proposal, Biden proposed an average pay increase of 4.6% for civilian federal workers and members of the military, which, if implemented, would mark the biggest raise the federal workforce has seen in 20 years. Although it is unclear how that raise would be broken up between across-the-board increases to basic pay and an average boost to locality pay, traditionally, 0.5% of the pay raise has been set aside for locality pay increases.
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