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- A Bill to Protect Feds During Shutdowns Is Back, This Time With Debt Default Safeguards Too - March 8, 2023
FMA is working with Congress to protect feds from being unfairly punished in case government shuts down.
Erich Wagner, Government Executive
The measure would suspend the enforcement of civil penalties related to falling behind on bills until 30 days after the end of a government shutdown or debt ceiling breach.
Democrats in the House and Senate last week proposed a measure aimed at protecting federal employees from financial consequences if their paychecks are interrupted by political brinkmanship in the form of a government shutdown or debt default.
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