Federal Employees

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Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Chief Deputy Whip, led 130 of their Democratic Colleagues on a letter opposing President Trump’s May 25 executive orders targeting federal workers. The Trump Administration is already taking action to undermine federal unions, eliminate longstanding protections, and undo existing contracts.
Today’s ruling is a blow to public sector workers and to the American people they serve.
Every ten years, as long as the Constitution has been in effect, the United States has taken a Census of everyone who lives here.
Public employees deserve to benefit from collective bargaining just as private sector employees do, and I hope the Supreme Court will agree that fair-share fees are necessary to maintain the collective bargaining strength of labor organizations representing public servants. 
This weekend marked one year since President Donald Trump took office.

Today the House is scheduled to consider under suspension a bill that packages together a six-month extension of authority for the FAA along with several other provisions.


President Trump’s directive to ban transgender Americans who have served and will serve honorably in the military undermines our national security and the values for which U.S. troops risk their lives to defend.


Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of this bill. It will not be a controversial bill. It will not make the front page of the paper tomorrow. People will not be seized of this bill passing. But this bill may well have a very great consequence to it and to the efficiency and effectiveness of our federal government.


The bill House Republicans just passed would end overtime pay as American workers know it.


As President Donald Trump focuses on tomorrow’s 100 day benchmark, here’s a quick look at how he little he has achieved in his first 100 days in office.


April 12th marks 100 days of the GOP-controlled 115th Congress. Republicans are the governing party, with majorities in both the House and Senate and control of the White House. Yet their deep division and dysfunction has resulted in chaos, incompetence, and the inability to govern.


Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today.