federal workers

Snow at the White House. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Winter Storm Hits the D.C. Area by the Numbers

Here’s a look by the numbers at the storm that has dumped snow on the Mid-Atlantic region, causing few major problems but dealing one more blow to residents tired of winter and ready for springtime.


President Barack Obama (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama to Propose 1 Percent Federal Worker Pay Hike

The White House says President Barack Obama will propose a 1 percent pay raise next year for federal workers.


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Federal Workers’ Pensions Targeted in Budget Deal

Distinctly unpopular among voters and a scant presence in most congressional districts, federal workers have become an easy target in the hunt for budget savings.



Federal Workers Stretching Their Last Paycheck

Even with outreach coming from all corners of the community, furloughed federal workers are starting to sweat in week three of the partial federal government shutdown.


File photo of Georgetown University's main campus in Washington, D.C. (credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Georgetown Offers Classes to Furloughed Workers

Georgetown University is offering free classes to federal workers who are furloughed because of the government shutdown.


Congress will likely approve a measure ensuring furloughed federal workers receive back pay. (Getty Images)

Congress Likely To Give Shutdown Workers Back Pay

A partial government shutdown enters its fifth day, with Congress convening for a session that promises no progress in breaking the impasse but will at least offer back pay to furloughed federal workers.


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Preparing for Shutdown, Government Plans Furloughs

More than a third of federal workers would be told to stay home if the government shuts down. A shutdown could hit as early as Tuesday.