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Alexandria, VA – Fiscal Year 2023 appropriations expire at midnight on September 30, 2023, and FY24 appropriations have not been signed into law. With a government shutdown looming, Federal Managers Association's (FMA) National President Craig Carter, released the following statement imploring Congress to pass a compromise to avert a government shutdown that would negatively impact all Americans:
Alexandria, VA – President Biden and congressional leaders negotiated a debt ceiling solution, resulting in the Fiscal Responsibility Act (H.R. 3746). The House of Representatives passed the bill by a vote of 314-117 on May 31 and the Senate is expected to follow suit. The bill suspends the debt ceiling and prevents a catastrophic default. The compromise also caps funding for all agencies other than the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs, claws back a significant piece of IRS funding, and institutes other spending caps, among other provisions. Federal Managers Association (FMA) National President Craig Carter made the following comments on the compromise bill:
"As I said earlier this month, FMA knows hitting the debt ceiling and the resulting default would be disastrous for the country and the world. We are relieved the Biden Administration and congressional leaders hammered out a compromise bill to prevent that default, and support this necessary action.
Recognized by her peers, Ms. Lentjes provides exceptional leadership at Naval Station Mayport, Jacksonville, Florida
Alexandria, VA – The Federal Managers Association (FMA) is proud to announce Ms. Linda Lentjes as FMA's Manager of the Year. She was presented with the award at FMA’s 85th Annual National Convention and Management Training Seminar.
Linda’s career with the Department of Defense has spanned more than 40 years, starting with the Department of the Army in Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, as a GS-2 temporary employee in the administrative field. She rose through the ranks and was selected for the position of Resource and Requirements Director/Comptroller with U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. FOURTH Fleet, Naval Station Mayport, Jacksonville, Florida in 2005, where she continues to work today in this leadership position. She embodies the Association’s mission at her agency, in her community, and as a leader within FMA.
Alexandria, VA – President Biden announced his budget request for Fiscal Year 2024 today, March 9. He is calling for a 5.2 percent pay raise for the federal workforce in 2024. The budget request also calls for comprehensive paid leave for all workers. Federal Managers Association (FMA) National President Craig Carter made the following comments on the release:
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