On Thursday, August 30, 2018 , President Trump informed Congress that he had determined that for 2019, the across‑the‑board pay increase of 2.1% s and the 25.7% locality pay increase would be set at zero. He added, that this action “will not materially affect our ability to attract and retain a well‑qualified Federal workforce,”.
During an event in North Carolina on Friday, President Trump announced that he would study his decision over the weekend, He stated, “I’m going to take a good, hard look over the weekend.” This was apparently a reaction to a bipartisan outcry from members of Congress. See: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/31/trumps-federal-employee-pay-freeze-could-harm-house-gop-in-virginia.html
The United States Park Police Foundation is sponsoring a 5K Run to benefit Heroes, Inc., in West Potomac Park in Washington, DC, on October 20, 2018. Go to this link for information on the race and how to register: https://www.runpacers.com/race/run-for-remembrance/
HEROES, Inc. (Honor Every Responsible Officer’s Eternal Sacrifice) is dedicated to aid families of law enforcement officers and firefighters who have died in the line of duty in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
If you can’t make it to the 5K- please consider donating to HEROES. Inc. at their website at: https://heroes.org