- By Eric Katz; 4:11 PM ET
House Democrats are calling on budget negotiators to protect federal employees and their benefits, arguing the federal workforce has already borne the brunt of too many cuts.
Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, introduced a resolution “expressing the sense of the House of Representatives supporting federal employees,” and dozens of her colleagues have signed on.
“Federal employees inspect the food we eat and the places we work, prevent the flow of illicit drugs into our nation, maintain the safety of our nation’s borders, care for our nation’s veterans, deliver our mail and keep the national defense systems prepared to respond to any threat to our safety,” the resolution states. Continue reading “Democrats: Leave Federal Employees Alone”