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This is a discussion on Federal Government (bureaucratic programs) Pay Raise within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; I got a whopping 1.7% increase in m,y SS check. But wait.....Medicare B insurance cost subtracted from this same check went up by 5%...Hmmmmmm God ...

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    I got a whopping 1.7% increase in m,y SS check. But wait.....Medicare B insurance cost subtracted from this same check went up by 5%...Hmmmmmm God I love Obama Care.......NOT
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    Quote Originally Posted by atctimmy View Post
    So get over it. We are all in the same boat.
    Again, I was not talking about EMPLOYEES - I am talking about the government, the institution, the bureaucracy. I am talking about increasing the revenue for spending for pork, aid to countries that hate us, and food stamps for illegal immigrants. THAT is the revenue increases that frustrates me. If I can tighten my belt a notch or two, then so can the government.

    For goodness sake we increased the revenue of illegal immigrants, while reducing revenue for citizens (I feel a Robin Hood reference here). The citizens reduced revenue is not just through the paychecks (although that is what I referenced) but through increased insurance premiums due to Obamacare, gas taxes, higher taxes for businesses, etc.

    I would love the extra money, but I don't want a pay raise if it means raising taxes/costs on others to pay for my raise.

    Sorry for the rant, it is partly due to the State Employee's Union that I have to pay non-voting dues to sending out emails and notices that almost demand our support for a legislative bill to provide a 10% pay raise over less than 18 months.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JaxRolo View Post
    I work for for the federal government haven't had a pay raise in 3 years
    I feel your pain brother. Did you notice the drop on your last check. $50 less per pay period...
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