FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 25, 2012
WASHINGTON - American Federation of Government Employees Legislative and Political Director Beth Moten today sent a letter to members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee urging them to reject a proposal that would amount to a $79 billion tax increase on federal employees by requiring them to contribute an additional 5 percent of their salary toward their defined pension benefit plan.
A copy of the letter is posted at http://afgeunionblog.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/letter-to-ogr-opposing-rep-reconciliation-recommendations.pdf
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