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ASMC National News

  • Federal civilian retirees to get 1.7 percent COLA in 2015
    Federal civilian retirees are set to receive a 1.7 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in 2015.  Retirees covered under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) will see the increase reflected in their January 2015 payment. The increase is slightly higher than the 1.5 percent COLA federal retirees received in [...]
  • President orders agencies to upgrade government payment card security
    Federal agencies will soon be implementing greater security measures and new technology in their payment card programs to improve the data security of financial transactions. Citing the significant economic consequences of recent data breaches (such as Target and Home Depot), President Obama issued an Executive Order directing “to transition payment processing terminals and credit, debit, [...]
  • Air Force Major General (Ret) Bobby Presley passed away on September 18, 2014
    ASMC extends our sincere condolences to the family of Air Force Major General (Ret) Bobby Presley, who passed away on September 18, 2014 in San Antonio, TX.   General Presley was a lifetime member of ASMC and served as ASMC National President during the 1976 – 1977 timeframe.  Clearly General Presley was a great American.  ASMC thanks [...]
  • CBO estimates FY2014 budget deficit drops to $486 billion
    The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates that the final FY2014 federal budget deficit was 486 billion, $195 billion lower than FY2013.  The decline in the deficit resulted from higher government revenues (+$239 billion), while federal spending increased only $44 billion. This is the lowest recorded annual budget deficit since FY2008 (-$458 billion) and is almost [...]
  • Federal employee health insurance premiums set to rise 3.2 percent in 2015
    Health Insurance premiums for employees covered under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program will increase an overall average of 3.2 percent in 2015, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced this week. The 2015 increase is lower than the 3.7 percent increase in 2014 and the 3.4 percent rise in 2013. In releasing the [...]
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