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NTEU Continues Opposition to Spending Cuts NTEU Reaches Agreement with IRS on Behalf of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Employees

Despite the approval of a nonbinding House resolution that calls for limitng non-security discretionary spending to fiscal 2008 levels or lower, NTEU will contue to oppose congressional lawmakers' efforts to turn back the spending clock and threaten the governments's ability to deliver key services to the American public.

NTEU President Colleen M. Kelley previously write to House lawmakers in opposition to H.Res. 38. "At a time when federal agencies contiue to face staffing shortages and an ever increasing workload, NTEU believes drastic funding cuts would jeopardize their ability to accomplish their missions and result in billions in foregone revenu," Kelley wrote.

She sounderd a similar warning about a differnt proposal offered by the Reublican Study Committee containing several harmful worfoce recommendations, including those that would-1) Reduce the workforce by 15 percent; Impose a five-year federal pay freeze; and Limit non-defense appropriations to fiscal 2006 levels.

 
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