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Reforms Needed to Improve Workers Comp for Federal Employees
May 20, 2015  - The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), today held a hearing to examine ways to reform the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA). Members discussed the need to improve the program in order to better serve taxpayers and federal employees. “When you’re talki...More


Head Start Turns 50
May 20, 2015  - Fifty years ago, one of the most significant early childhood education programs was signed into law: Head Start. Fast forward to 2015 and the program has helped prepare millions of children for success in school. This week's anniversary presents an opportunity to reflect on the importance of Head St...More


Walberg Statement: Hearing on "Reforming the Workers’ Compensation Program for Federal Employees"
May 20, 2015  - Since 1916, the FECA program has acted as a critical resource for federal employees who have suffered an injury or illness because of a work-related activity. Today, the program covers approximately three million workers and, last year alone, paid out nearly $3 billion in benefits. Despite the signi...More


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