federal pay raise
With a spending bill likely headed to his desk, the president has to decide how badly he wants to stick it to government workers.
The president cited the government's "fiscal situation." And after all, someone has to pay for those GOP-approved tax cuts.
HONOLULU, Dec 23 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday signed an executive order setting federal civilian and military pay scales for 2014, and including the first raise for civilian workers in four years.