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  • Elimination of 2013 Pay Adjustment


    A picture of Representative Darrell E. Issa

    Representative Darrell E. Issa

    From: CA District 49

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-15

    ISSA. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 66, I call up the bill (H.R. 273) to eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees, and ask for its immediate consideration. The...



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    Representative Elijah E. Cummings

    From: MD District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-15

    CUMMINGS. I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong opposition to H.R. 273. Given the many critical challenges our Nation faces, I and many of my colleagues hope...



    A picture of Representative Dennis A. Ross

    Representative Dennis A. Ross

    From: FL District 15

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-15

    ROSS. Mr. Chairman, I thank you for your efforts and leadership on this particular issue. Mr. Speaker, at a time when our country is more than $16 trillion in debt, I rise today in support of H.R....



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    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-15

    NORTON. I thank my friend from Maryland for yielding. In furtherance of a point he was making, you can cite different studies on this question, so let me cite the authoritative study, the Federal Salary...



    A picture of Representative Ron DeSantis

    Representative Ron DeSantis

    From: FL District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-15

    Congressional Record, Volume 159 Issue 25 (Friday, February 15, 2013) [Congressional Record Volume 159, Number 25 (Friday, February 15, 2013)] [House] [Pages H558-H566] From the Congressional Record...



    A picture of Representative Stephen F. Lynch

    Representative Stephen F. Lynch

    From: MA District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-15

    LYNCH. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Maryland for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I want to get away from the abstract here about studies that talk about who's making what. I've got three VA facilities...



    A picture of Representative Doug Collins

    Representative Doug Collins

    From: GA District 9

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-15

    COLLINS of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the chairman in bringing this forward and the comments that have been had. Mr. Speaker, I rise to support this legislation because I believe the American...



    A picture of Representative Wm. Lacy Clay

    Representative Wm. Lacy Clay

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    Party:

    Date: 2013-02-15

    CLAY. Mr. Speaker, I thank my friend from Maryland for yielding. I rise today in strong opposition to H.R. 273, a deeply flawed bill that punishes all Federal workers across the Nation by not even allowing...



    A picture of Representative Gerald E. Connolly

    Representative Gerald E. Connolly

    From: VA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-15

    CONNOLLY. Mr. Speaker, I thank my friend from Maryland. The distinguished chairman of this committee says that we're entitled to our opinions, but not our own facts while he calls upon our friend from...



    A picture of Representative Frank A. LoBiondo

    Representative Frank A. LoBiondo

    From: NJ District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-15

    LoBIONDO. Mr. Cummings, thank you very much. We all talk about our heroes in this country, and there are some real ones. There are 103 names at the CIA--we don't talk much about CIA officers, FBI officers,...



    A picture of Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-15

    HOYER. Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, there is not time to debate in the time I have available how we determine Federal pay. I was a sponsor of the Federal Employee Pay Comparability Act which George Bush...



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    Representative Pete Sessions

    From: TX District 32

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-15

    SESSIONS. Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform yielding me this time this morning. Mr. Speaker, there is a lot being said about this deal that we're...



    A picture of Representative Earl Blumenauer

    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-15

    BLUMENAUER. Mr. Speaker, it is extraordinarily frustrating for me that we have spent all week avoiding opportunities to make progress on areas on which we agree to avoid or minimize the effects of the...



    A picture of Representative John Conyers Jr.

    Representative John Conyers Jr.

    From: MI District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-15

    CONYERS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to oppose H.R. 273. This legislation is wrongheaded, unnecessarily antagonistic to federal workers, and it creates consequences which will be felt much longer than...



    A picture of Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson

    Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson

    From: TX District 30

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-15

    JOHNSON of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to H.R. 273, a bill that would extend the pay freeze on federal employees' salaries for the third consecutive year. By bringing H.R. 273 to...



    A picture of Representative Martha Roby

    Representative Martha Roby

    From: AL District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-15

    ROBY. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 273, a bill that would prevent the President's pay hike for federal workers and Members of Congress. H.R. 273 is a good bill that deserves our support....



    A picture of Representative Suzanne Bonamici

    Representative Suzanne Bonamici

    From: OR District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-15

    BONAMICI. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to H.R. 273 because it once forces middle class workers to bear the burden of Congress's inability to come together and solve our fiscal woes. This bill...



    A picture of Representative Raul Ruiz

    Representative Raul Ruiz

    From: CA District 36

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-15

    RUIZ. Mr. Speaker, today I had to make the difficult decision of voting for a pay raise for myself or against continuing a pay freeze for federal workers. I voted for H.R. 273 because although I believe...



    A picture of Representative Don Young

    Representative Don Young

    From: AK District 0

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-15

    YOUNG of Alaska. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 44 I was unavoidably detained. Had I been present, I would have voted ``nay.'' ____________________ ...



    A picture of Representative Chris Van Hollen

    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-15

    VAN HOLLEN of maryland in the house of representatives Friday, February 15, 2013 Mr. VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, this legislation...