Davis: House pay freeze pushback won’t stop bloodletting

Tom Davis, former Congressman from Virginia

wfedstaff | June 3, 2015 6:10 pm

Eight House members from the Washington, D.C. area are asking the House Appropriations Committee to freeze federal employee pay for only one year.

President Obama sent a legislative proposal to the Hill last week asking for a two-year pay freeze.

In a letter to Chairman David Obey, lawmakers asked that the federal pay raise continue to be considered on an annual basis.

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Tom Davis, former Congressman from Virginia, told Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller that the letter comes at a good time, but it may not stop the bloodletting.

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