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Lawmakers press OPM to finally begin phased retirement for federal workers

Congress approved the program for federal workers two years ago, but the rulemaking process drags on.

Lawmakers press OPM to finally begin ‘phased retirement’ for federal workers

Congress approved the phased-retirement program two years ago, but OPM still hasn’t completed the final rules.

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At town hall meetings, it’s the age of the earful

(Melina Mara / The Washington Post)

Is American politics really more confrontational and contentious than it used to be? If this staple of lawmaker-voter interaction is any evidence, the answer is yes.

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Bill would pay workers for shutdown time

The bill would ensure that the government pays all federal employees for the shutdown period, regardless of whether they were furloughed.