May 25, 2019

Hoyer Joins Fight to Preserve Pay Raises

Pay Raises

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer and other members of Congress sent a letter to congressional leadership urging them to reject the president’s plan to cancel scheduled pay raises for federal employees.

East Coast on Alert As Florence Nears

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The mid-Atlantic region is expecting to be impacted by the approaching Hurricane Florence. Naval Station Norfolk is among the military installation taking precautions. The National Hurricane Center says it is still too early to predict the storm’s exact path.

Trump Cancels Federal Workers’ Pay Raise

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President Donald Trump wants to freeze federal workers’ pay in 2019.

Hoyer Responds to Pay Parity Action

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The Obama administration has announced that all federal employees will receive a 2.1 percent increase in 2017, establishing pay parity with military personnel. Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released a statement on the action.

Marines Want a Few Good Cyber Specialists

Marines Want a Few Good Cyber Specialists

President-elect Donald Trump thinks the Marines need more good men. Commandant Gen. Robert Neller says the USMC needs cyber specialists, electronic warfare troops, intelligence analysts, and engineers.

Federal Pay Raises, More Christmas Presents in Spending Bill

Federal pay raises, greater protection from possible OPM security breaches, and a boon for Metro riders are included in the $1.1 trillion spending bill.

F-35 to Challenge A-10 in Close Air Support

F-35 challenge A-10

It is not unprecedented for a proven aircraft to compete against a new aircraft during test and evaluation, says the DOT&E chief.

US to End Helium Sales, Still Bullish on Drones

The Federal Helium Reserve will stop selling helium to private users in October. A slowdown in military investment in UAS has not slowed the industry.