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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Unfunded Liabilities—The Greatest Threat To Our Future July 16, 2014
David Schweikert, R-AZ
"Think about if I came to you and told you that 9 years from now, for a branch of our service, 80 percent of their money is not equipment, is not things that keep the soldiers safe, but it is just going to be salaries, health care, and retirement. You need to understand that the very thing we are discussing on our overall Federal budget is now also hitting Federal employees and our military."
Financial Services And General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 July 15, 2014
Ander Crenshaw, R-FL
"As I read the amendment, it basically says you just can’t pay Federal employees. If I am a Federal employee and somebody says you can’t pay me this wage, I guess I can either come to work and not get paid or I can just decide that you decided not to pay me so I don’t think I will come to work anymore."
Smart Savings Act July 14, 2014
Elijah Cummings, D-MD
"Mr. Speaker, I yield such time as he may consume to the gentleman from Massachusetts (Mr. Lynch), a distinguished member of our committee who has worked very hard on these issues and who has been a strong advocate for our Federal employees."
District Of Columbia Courts, Public Defender Service, And Court Services And Offender Supervision Agency Act Of 2014 July 14, 2014
Eleanor Norton, D-DC
"As an example, for the Public Defender Service, the board of trustees should be treated as Federal employees or Public Defender Service employees. They were formerly treated as District of Columbia employees because this used to be a District of Columbia agency."
Nomination Of Leon Rodriguez To Be Director Of The United States Citizenship And Immigration Services, Department Of Homeland Security June 24, 2014
Charles Grassley, R-IA
"Mr. Rodriguez’s appointment to this agency concerns me a great deal. I hope my colleagues, before voting this afternoon, will have that same concern. I question his experience and his managerial judgment to lead an agency of 18,000 Federal employees. Unfortunately, I doubt his sincerity in working with Congress on oversight requests. I wish he had been more forthcoming."

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