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- CONGRESS PASSES CR, AVOIDING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN - September 19, 2014
Congress staves off government shutdown...for now
By Eric Katz, Government Executive
Members of Congress agreed to a $1.01 trillion short-term spending plan in order to keep the federal government open through December 11, 2014. Federal agency spending levels will remain stagnant. While this continuing resolution allows for a one percent pay raise for federal employees, The Federal-Postal Coalition, of which the Federal Managers Association is a member, stated, "As we have seen over the past several years, a series of short-term, patchwork funding solutions are becoming the norm rather than the exception. Continuing resolutions tie the hands of managers and employees alike by limiting strategic planning and restricting resources to get the job done.”
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