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Based on what’s happened so far in 2017, budget expert Stan Collender said the administration is already behind schedule on budgets and appropriations as far ahead as 2019, and the tactics Republican lawmakers are using make catching up unlikely.
A 2018 budget proposal from the House Budget Committee asks federal employees to contribute more toward their retirement as a way to find $203 billion in mandatory spending cuts next year.
The House will likely pass a budget resolution that would reform civil service pensions to reduce the federal deficit by $32 billion over 10 years.
The congressional budget resolution is long, complicated and could impact your federal retirement. Federal News Radio explains how the resolution process works and how it could impact you.
The Senate’s budget resolution does not include reconciliation instructions to make cuts to the current federal retirement system.
Members of Congress will not use the budget resolution process to make significant changes to the federal retirement system.