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I welcome President Biden's decision today to require that federal contractors pay their employees a $15 minimum wage. 
The Trump Administration’s announcement of its intent to provide a smaller pay adjustment to the federal civilian workforce in 2020 than what House Democrats have proposed is just one more example of how little regard it has for federal civilian employees who work for the American people every day.
“I’m proud to stand with my colleagues and with advocates to introduce this bill, which is long overdue,” said House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer. “
I am pleased to be here. I am pleased to be here with President Reardon [of the National Treasury Employees Union]. Tony, thank you very much for your leadership.
This week, the House passed the Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019, which will bring the 2019 cost-of-living adjustment for civilian federal employees in line with the cost-of-living adjustment given to members of the military.
For someone who claims to be a leadership maven, President Trump certainly gives the impression through his actions that he has no idea how to run an effective organization. 
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.


I rise in opposition to this bill and adopt many of the premises that my friend, Mr. Walz, adopted.


I am pleased to welcome Miss Ojewumi as my guest for tomorrow evening’s joint address to Congress


Thank you [Rep.] Carolyn Maloney for your continued leadership. I am so pleased to be here with Carolyn Maloney from the state of New York, who has been a champion.


Today’s assertion by the White House press secretary that career foreign service officers who disagree with the new administration ought to ‘get with the program or they can go,’ is a deeply disturbing statement that runs counter to our more than century-old tradition of a nonpartisan foreign service. 


Yesterday, President Trump issued an Executive Order. He imposed a hiring freeze on the federal workforce. 


If President Trump had any experience with leadership in public service, he would know that our federal government cannot serve the American people without its talented, driven federal employees.