UPMA: Senate Approves Budget Resolution Without Benefit Hits

Posted by Bob Levi on 10/19/17 On Thursday evening, October 19, the Senate narrowly passed (51-49) its version of a budget resolution that did not include “reconciliation instructions” targeting postal and federal retirement and health benefits. The Senate GOP leadership elected to take up the House passed budget resolution, House Concurrent Resolution 71, and substitute…

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USPS: Looking forward – Tools and resources available for retirement planning

Whether you are new to the Postal Service or a longtime employee, it’s never too early — or too late — to begin planning for your retirement. These tools can help: Federal ball park estimator: Includes projected federal annuity and Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) benefits to help you quickly approximate how much you need to…

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Senate Republicans Go After Federal Retirement Benefits, Too

By Eric Katz – March 18, 2015 Senate Republicans called for cuts to the federal workforce, higher pension contributions and changes to health care benefits in a budget blueprint unveiled Wednesday. The changes would result in $170 billion in savings over 10 years on the backs of federal employees, Senate Budget Committee aides said. The…

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