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President's Letters

The FMA National President regularly communicates with agency officials and elected leaders regarding executive branch and legislative issues affecting FMA's membership. Below are some of FMA's recent letters.


2017

FMA THANKS HOUSE MEMBERS VOTING TO PREVENT OUTSOURCING OF FEDERAL JOBS - AUG 4

FMA JOINS GOVERNMENT MANAGERS COALITION LETTER OPPOSING FAA PRIVATIZATION - JULY 24

FMA ENDORSES CUMMINGS TSP MODERNIZATION LEGISLATION - JUNE 30

FMA ENDORSES MEADOWS TSP MODERNIZATION LEGISLATION - JUNE 30

FMA APPLAUDS AND ENDORSES CONNOLLY COMBAT ZONE TAX PARITY LEGISLATION - JUNE 27

FMA APPLAUDS AND ENDORSES WITTMAN COMBAT ZONE TAX PARITY LEGISLATION - JUNE 27

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION URGES HOUSE BUDGET COMMITTEE TO REJECT DRAMATIC CHANGES TO FEDS' RETIREMENT - JUNE 23

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION URGES SENATE BUDGET COMMITTEE TO REJECT DRAMATIC CHANGES TO FEDS' RETIREMENT - JUNE 23

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION VOICES CONCERN WITH VA ACCOUNTABILITY BILL - JUNE 12 

FMA ENDORSES CARPER TSP MODERNIZATION BILL - MAY 31

FMA ENDORSES PORTMAN TSP MODERNIZATION BILL - MAY 31

GOVERNMENT MANAGERS COALITION SENDS LETTER OF SUPPORT ON TSP MODERNIZATION - MAY 31

FMA APPLAUDS TESTER'S FAIR RETIRE ACT - MAY 10

FMA ENDORSES COLE LEGISLATION PROTECTING DEPOT AND WORKING CAPITAL FUND FACILITIES - FEB 15

FMA JOINS FIGHT TO PROVIDE PAID PARENTAL LEAVE TO FEDS - FEB 10

FMA ENDORSES KILMER LEGISLATION EXEMPTING SHIPYARDS FROM HIRING FREEZE - FEB 2

FMA ENDORSES SCHATZ LEGISLATION EXEMPTING SHIPYARDS FROM HIRING FREEZE - FEB 2 

FMA ENDORSES SCHATZ LEGISLATION THAT WOULD PROVIDE A 3.2 PERCENT PAY RAISE IN 2018 - FEB 2

FMA ENDORSES CONNOLLY LEGISLATION THAT WOULD PROVIDE A 3.2 PERCENT PAY RAISE IN 2018 - FEB 2

FMA SPEAKS OUT ON HIRING FREEZE - JAN 24


2016

FMA URGES CONSIDERATION OF LEGISLATION EXTENDING DISABLED VETERAN LEAVE TO FAA EMPLOYEES - SEPT 8

FMA JOINS COALITION LETTER URGING FULL REPEAL OF LONG TERM TDY PER DIEM CUTS - JULY 13

FMA THANKS REPRESENTATIVE TAKAI FOR TDY AMENDMENT TO NDAA - MAY 2

FMA ENDORSES LEGISLATION CALLING FOR A 5.3 PERCENT PAY RAISE - FEB 26

FMA SUPPORTS NOMINATION OF BETH COBERT TO OPM DIRECTOR - FEB 1

GMC SUPPORTS CHANGES TO PROBATIONARY PERIOD - JAN 11


2015

FMA ASKS SENATORS TO CALL FOR REPEAL OF CUTS TO TDY - DEC 14

FMA THANKS SENATORS SCHATZ AND COLLINS FOR SUPPORT OF SHIPYARD WORKERS - DEC 14

FMA SUPPORTS REFORMS TO ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE - DEC 1

FMA AND EMPLOYEE ADVOCACY GROUPS ASK TO REINSTATE TDY FUNDING - NOV 12

FMA AND SEA ASK VA SECRETARY FOR ANSWERS ON HIT LIST - NOV 10

FMA THANKS REPRESENTATIVE LYNCH FOR HIS WORK ON WOUNDED WARRIORS FEDERAL LEAVE ACT - SEPT 28

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION CALLS TO LIMIT INCREASES TO MEDICARE - SEPT 28

FMA CALLS ON HOUSE TO SUPPORT THE WOUNDED WARRIORS FEDERAL LEAVE ACT - SEPT 28

FMA THANKS SENATOR TESTER FOR WORK ON COMPETITIVE SERVICE ACT - SEPT 23

FMA URGES CONGRESS TO DEVELOP A SPENDING PLAN - SEPT 22

FMA AND SEA CALL FOR INVESTIGATION OF AFGE HIT LIST - AUG 18

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION URGES SENATE TO SAVE THE G FUND - JULY 15

FMA OPPOSES ANY CHANGES TO THE G FUND - JULY 15

FMA ENDORSES BILL CALLING FOR GREATER IDENTITY PROTECTIONS - JULY 9

FMA CALLS FOR A REPEAL OF CUTS TO TDY PER DIEMS - JULY 6

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION URGES PRESIDENT TO TAKE ACTION ON DATA BREACH - JUNE 25

FMA WARNS SENATE ON DANGERS OF DATA BREACH - JUNE 23

FMA CALLS FOR BETTER PROTECTIONS AFTER DATA BREACH - JUNE 23

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION OPPOSES BAN ON BONUSES - JUNE 23

FMA SUPPORTS BILL CALLING FOR BETTER PROGRAM MANAGEMENT - JUNE 22

FMA CALLS UPON SENATE TO KEEP BONUSES FOR FEDS - JUNE 22

FMA CALLS FOR REFORMS TO ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE - JUNE 9

FPC WARNS BUDGET CONFERENCE ON CUTS TO FEDERAL WORKFORCE - APR 20

FMA'S NIEHAUS WARNS OF DRASTIC CUTS IN BUDGET PROPOSALS- APR 13

FMA SPEAKS OUT AGAINST BILL UNFAIRLY TARGETING FEDS - APR 8

FPC VOICES CONCERNS OVER HOUSE BUDGET- MAR 23

FMA SUPPORTS BILL REPEALING CUTS TO DOD TDY PER DIEMS - MAR 3

FMA CALLS UPON MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO FUND DHS - FEB 13

FMA OPPOSES HOUSE ATTRITION BILL - FEB 11

FMA CALLS FOR A REPEAL OF CHANGES TO FERS BENEFITS - FEB 11

FMA URGES HOUSE COMMITTEE TO PASS WOUNDED WARRIORS FEDERAL LEAVE ACT - JAN 26

FMA SUPPORTS HOUSE BILL CALLING FOR SICK LEAVE FOR DISABLED VETS- JAN 13

FMA THANKS REPRESENTATIVE CONNOLLY FOR WORK ON PAY RAISE - JAN 13

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION ENDORSES BILL CALLING FOR A 3.8% RAISE - JAN 13


2014

FMA ENDORSES SENATE BILL EXTENDING SICK LEAVE TO DISABLED VETS - DEC 12

GMC CALLS FOR OPM AND CONGRESS TO ADDRESS RETIREMENT BACKLOG - DEC 10

FMA URGES LAWMAKERS TO AVOID DRASTIC CUTS TO DOD TDY PER DIEMS - OCT 29

GMC ARGUES FOR BETTER MANAGERIAL TRAINING TO HOUSE COMMITTEE - OCT 14

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION SUPPORTS WOUNDED WARRIORS - SEPT 16

FMA URGES HOUSE COMMITTEE TO SUPPORT SICK LEAVE FOR DISABLED VETS - SEPT 15

FMA ENDORSES BILL EXTENDING SICK LEAVE FOR FIRST YEAR FEDS WHO ARE DISABLED VETS - JULY 29

FMA SUPPORTS TAX PARITY FOR FEDS IN COMBAT ZONES - JULY 1

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION OPPOSES BAN ON BONUSES - JUNE 3

FMA SUPPORTS SENATORS' CALL FOR FEDERAL PAY RAISE - MAY 28

FMA APPLAUDS BILL CALLING FOR A 3.3 PERCENT RAISE FOR FEDS - APR 2

FMA VOICES CONCERNS TO OPM REGARDING CHANGES TO CFC - MARCH 29

FMA CONGRATULATES SENATOR COLLINS ON WINNING THE PUBLIUS AWARD - MAR 25

FMA'S NIEHAUS OPPOSES FURTHER REDUCTIONS TO DOD - MAR 19

GMC URGES COMMITTEE MEMBERS TO SUPPORT EFFECTIVE CONFERENCE SPENDING - JAN 14

FMA SHOWS SUPPORT FOR PAY PARITY BETWEEN GS AND WG EMPLOYEES- JAN 2


2013

FMA THANKS KILMER FOR CALLING FOR SEQUESTER BACK PAY - DEC 17

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION ASKS BUDGET CONFERENCE TO SPARE FEDS - DEC 9

FMA REACHES OUT TO ARMY LEADERS ON MONETARY AWARD PROGRAMS - DEC 5

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION REACHES OUT TO BUDGET CONFERENCE ON SEQUESTRATION - NOV 6

FMA CONGRATULATES ARCHULETA ON APPOINTMENT TO OPM DIRECTOR - NOV 5

FMA REACHES OUT TO CONFEREE MEMBERS TO SPARE THE FEDERAL WORKFORCE - OCT 29

FMA URGES BUDGET CONFEREES TO AVOID MOVING TO A CHAINED-CPI - OCT 22

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION ADVOCATES FOR FURLOUGHED FEDS' BACK PAY - OCT 4

FMA URGES MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO PROVIDE BACK PAY FOR FURLOUGHED WORKERS - OCT 4

FMA'S NIEHAUS URGES CONGRESS TO AVOID A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN - SEPT 26

FMA CALLS UPON MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE TO DEVELOP A BUDGET - SEPT 10

FMA URGES THE OPPOSITION OF H.R. 2879, THE STOP GOVERNMENT ABUSE ACT - AUG 1

FMA'S NIEHAUS URGES SUPPORT OF THE FEDERAL WORKFORCE FROM THE HOUSE - JULY 30

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION URGES HOUSE TO OPPOSE BILLS NEGATIVELY TARGETING FEDS - JULY 30

FMA THANKS KILMER FOR SUPPORT OF WCF EMPLOYEES - JULY 25

FMA URGES ARKANSAS SENATOR TO SUPPORT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES- JUNE 11

FMA OFFERS SUPPORT FOR WERFEL TO IRS- MAY 24

FMA CONGRATULATES DAN TANGHERLINI ON PERMANENT APPOINTMENT TO GSA- MAY 24

GMC OFFERS SOLUTIONS TO OPM RETIREMENT BACKLOG - MAY 9

FMA REACHES OUT TO REPRESENTATIVE HOYER FOR HIS SUPPORT OF ENDING FURLOUGHS - APR 30

FMA THANKS REPRESENTATIVE VAN HOLLEN FOR SPEAKING OUT ON BEHALF OF FEDS - APR 29

FMA THANKS SECRETARY OF THE NAVY FOR WORK TO REDUCE FURLOUGH DAYS - APR 17

FMA CALLS FOR FURLOUGH EXEMPTION FOR WORKING CAPITAL FUND INSTALLATIONS - APR 17

FMA'S NIEHAUS SPEAKS OUT AGAINST BILL UNFAIRLY TARGETING TAX DELINQUENT FEDS - APR 11

GMC URGES COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER SELF PLUS ONE FOR FEHBP - APR 11

FMA NATIONAL PRESIDENT NIEHAUS STANDS AGAINST SEQUESTRATION - FEB 13

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION CALLS UPON HOUSE MEMBERS TO VOTE NO ON PAY FREEZE EXTENSION - FEB 11

NATIONAL PRESIDENT NIEHAUS URGES HOUSE TO OPPOSE EXTENSION OF FEDERAL PAY FREEZE - JAN 17

 

2012


NATIONAL PRESIDENT NIEHAUS URGES HOUSE TO OPPOSE CHANGES TO BENEFITS - DEC 20

FMA THANKS SENATOR AKAKA FOR HIS CAREER OF DEDICATED SERVICE - DEC 19

FMA URGES HOUSE TO SPARE FEDS IN 2013 DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT - DEC 10

FMA THANKS REPRESENTATIVES FOR SUPPORTING FEDS DURING FISCAL CLIFF TALKS- NOV 28

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION TELLS CONGRESS "ENOUGH IS ENOUGH" - NOV 19

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION WARNS CONGRESS OF CHAINED CPI - NOV 15

FMA PRESIDENT NIEHAUS WRITES TO DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY REGARDING PROPOSED FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT REFORM- AUG 21

FMA PRESIDENT NIEHAUS URGES CONGRESS TO REMOVE PROVISIONS EXTENDING PAY FREEZE FOR CIVILIAN DOD AND VA EMPLOYEES - MAY 31

FMA'S NIEHAUS URGES HOUSE COMMITTEE TO SPARE FEDS' RETIREMENT - APR 25

FEDERAL POSTAL COALITION CALLS FOR COMMON SENSE CHANGES TO FECA - APR 19

FEDERAL POSTAL COALITION URGES SENATORS TO OPPOSE EXTENSION OF PAY FREEZE - MAR 12

FMA OPPOSED TO INCREASES IN WORKERS' CONTRIBUTION TO PENSIONS - FEB 6

FMA ASKS HOUSE TO SPARE FEDERAL PAY - FEB 1

FEDERAL POSTAL COALITION URGES LAWMAKERS TO SPARE FEDS - JAN 23

GOVERNMENT MANAGERS COALITION CONCERNED WITH OPM BACKLOG - JAN 17


2011


FMA URGES SENATORS TO SPARE FEDERAL PAY AND BENEFITS - DEC 16

GOVERNMENT MANAGERS COALITION ASKS EQUAL TREATMENT OF CSRS FEDS IN PAYROLL TAX HOLIDAY - DEC 6

GOVERNMENT MANAGERS COALITION WARNS SENATE ON DANAGERS OF FREEZING FEDERAL PAY UNTIL 2015 - DEC 2

FEDERAL POSTAL URGES SENATORS TO REJECT EXTENDING PAY FREEZE - DEC 1

COALITION FOR EFFECTIVE CHANGE SHARES CONCERNS ON FEDERAL EMPLOYEES' ABILITY TO ATTEND EVENTS - NOV 13

GOVERNMENT MANAGERS COALITION EXPRESSES CONCERNS ON REPEALING FERS SICK LEAVE CREDIT - NOV 2

GOVERNMENT MANAGERS COALITION RESPONDS TO LEGISLATION ON ATTRITION - NOV 2

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION REMINDS JOINT COMMITTEE CHAIRS OF FINANCIAL SACRIFICES MADE BY FEDERAL EMPLOYEES, DEMANDS NO MORE CUTS - OCT 20

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION CAUTIONS JOINT COMMITTEE AGAINST CUTS - SEPT 28

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION URGES PRESIDENT TO REJECT FURTHER CUTS - SEPT 15

FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION WARNS OF HARM CAUSED BY CUTS - SEPT 15

NIEHAUS REQUESTS SUPER COMMITTEE TO KEEP FED PAY AND BENEFITS INTACT - AUG 29

NIEHAUS CALLS FOR ADEQUATE FUNDING FOR TSA - JULY 14

NIEHAUS DEFENDS FEDERAL BENEFITS IN LETTER TO VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN - JUNE 27

FMA URGES SENATE TO OPPOSE FED ATTACKS IN HOUSE BUDGET RESOLUTION - MAY 10

FMA VOICES OPPOSITION TO HOUSE FY12 BUDGET RESOLUTION - APR 12

NIEHAUS CHALLENGES LEGISLATION SEEKING TO FIRE TAX DELINQUENT FEDS - APR 11

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