House appropriators advance 2020 federal pay raise, reject OPM-GSA merger

Federal News Network: A 3.1% federal pay raise is another step closer to reality.

The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday cleared the raise as part of the 2020 financial services and general government spending bill. The measure, either on its own or as part of a package of other appropriations bills, now heads to the full House for a vote.

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