MSPB warns of longer appeals times, more workforce cuts under Trump’s proposed budget cut

Federal News Network: The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) has said the President’s proposed budget cut of 10% next year would have an “immediate and direct negative impact” on the agency’s operations.

The White House 2020 budget request recommended $42.2 million for the agency next year, a $4.6 million cut from the previous year’s funding levels. MSPB in turn has submitted its own “bypass request” to Congress for $46.8 million.

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