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Friday, March 8, 2013

Two Days, Two Acronyms

On March 5th Rep. Farenthold (R., TX) introduced the PACE (Protecting America’s Civilian Employees) Act (partial press release below) and on March 6th he introduced the FACT (Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency) Act of 2013

Wednesday, March 06, 2013
WASHINGTON—Congressman Blake Farenthold (R-TX27), Chairman of the House Oversight Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, introduced the Protecting America’s Civilian Employees (PACE) Act to keep America’s federal employees from facing furloughs due to sequestration cuts.
The PACE Act requires the Office of Management and Budget to submit a report to Congress indicating how to most efficiently transfer funds within agencies and departments for fiscal year 2013 to avoid all furloughs or reductions in America’s federal workforce.
“Our federal workforce needs to be operating at 100%.  They should not be punished because the President, Harry Reid and the Senate Democrats failed to do their jobs and replace the sequester.
“My bill will require the Office of Management and Budget to submit a plan to Congress that implements the President’s cuts without harming our civilian employee’s ability to keep pace with their demands and provide for their families. ...

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