Archived NARFE Congressional Testimony

113th CONGRESS (2013-2014)

2014 HEARINGS

December 10. 2014
NARFE President Thissen testified before a House subcommittee on the progress the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is making on the retirement claims backlog, and its IT improvements moving forward. READ MORE

2013 HEARINGS

September 26, 2013
Senate held a hearing on proposals to reform the USPS. NARFE submitted written comments in advance of the hearing, opposing the bill currently pending in the Senate, S. 1486.  READ MORE

July 10, 2013
Hearing on “Examining the Labor Department’s Proposed Reforms to the FECA Program". Testimony for the Record by
Joseph A. Beaudoin, president, National Active and Retired Federal Employees AssociationREAD MORE

May 9, 2013
NARFE President to Congress: Sequestration and Retirement Wave Block Progress on OPM Annuity Claims Backlog, Joseph A. Beaudoin to Testify Today Before the House . READ MORE

April 11, 2013

“The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: Is it a good value for federal employees?” Testimony for the Record by Joseph A. Beaudoin, president, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. READ MORE

February 13, 2013
"Solutions to the Crisis Facing the U.S. Postal Service.”  Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.  Testimony for the Record by Joseph A. Beaudoin, president, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association.
READ MORE 

112th CONGRESS (2011-2012)

2012 HEARINGS

February 1, 2012
Hearing on “Federal Retirement Processing:  Ensuring Proper And Timely Payments”; Subcommittee On Oversight Of Government Management, The Federal Workforce And The District Of Columbia, Committee On Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs, United States Senate.
Statement by Joseph A. Beaudoin, president, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. READ MORE

January 25, 2012
Hearing on federal employees' retirement security; House Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Statement by David Snell, NARFE's director of the Retirement Benefits Service Department, on behalf of the Federal-Postal Coalition.  
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2011 HEARINGS

July 26, 2011
Hearing on “Examining the Federal Works’ Compensation Program for Injured Employees”; Senate Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia; Statement by Joseph A. Beaudoin, president, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association.
READ MORE

July 27, 2011
Hearing on “The Thrift Savings Plan: Helping Federal Employees Achieve Retirement Security”; House Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy; Statement by Joseph A. Beaudoin, president, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association.
READ MORE

May 26, 2011
Hearing on downsizing the federal workforce; House Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy, House Comittee on Oversight and Government Reform; Statement by NARFE President Joseph A. Beaudoin.  READ MORE

March 9, 2011
Hearing on federal worker compensation; House Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Statement by NARFE President Joseph A. Beaudoin.  READ MORE

111th CONGRESS (2009-2010)

2010 HEARINGS

June 30, 2010
Hearing before the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform; statement by NARFE President Margaret L. Baptiste. 
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June 30, 2010
Hearing on temporary employee practices; Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, the Postal Service and the District of Columbia, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Statement by Patricia Barts, NARFE member. READ MORE

February 23, 2010
Hearing on H.R. 4489, The Federal Employees Health Benfeits Program Prescription Drug Integrity and Cost Savings Act; Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, the Postal Service and the District of Columbia; Statement by NARFE Legislative Director Dan Adcock.  READ MORE

2009 HEARINGS

November 3, 2009
• Hearing on "Managing the Thrift Savings Plan"; House Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, the Postal Service and the District of Columbia; Statement by Margaret L. Baptiste, President, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association  
READ MORE

October 14, 2009
• Hearing on Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) Premium Increase; Senate Special Committee on Aging; Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce and the District of Columbia; Statement by Margaret L. Baptiste, President, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association
READ MORE

110th CONGRESS (2007-2008)

2008 HEARINGS

May 20, 2008
Hearing on Retirees Returning to the Rescue: Re-Employing Annuitants in Times of National Need; House Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, the Postal Service and the District of Columbia; Statement by Daniel C. Adcock, Assistant Legislative Director, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. READ MORE 

January 16, 2008
Hearing on Social Security Benefits for Economically Vulnerable Beneficiaries, Subcommittee on Social Security, House Committee on Ways and Means; Statement by Margaret L. Baptiste, President, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. READ MORE

2007 HEARINGS

November 6, 2007
Hearing on GPO and WEP: Policies Affecting Pensions from Work Not Covered by Social Security; Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy; Senate Committee on Finance; Statement by Margaret L. Baptiste, President, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. READ MORE

August 2, 2007
Hearing on Federal Employees Benefits and Retirement Programs; Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, Postal Service, and the District of Columbia; House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Statement by Margaret L. Baptiste, President, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. READ MORE

 

 

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Archived NARFE Congressional Testimony

113th CONGRESS (2013-2014)

2014 HEARINGS

December 10. 2014
NARFE President Thissen testified before a House subcommittee on the progress the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is making on the retirement claims backlog, and its IT improvements moving forward. READ MORE

2013 HEARINGS

September 26, 2013
Senate held a hearing on proposals to reform the USPS. NARFE submitted written comments in advance of the hearing, opposing the bill currently pending in the Senate, S. 1486.  READ MORE

July 10, 2013
Hearing on “Examining the Labor Department’s Proposed Reforms to the FECA Program". Testimony for the Record by
Joseph A. Beaudoin, president, National Active and Retired Federal Employees AssociationREAD MORE

May 9, 2013
NARFE President to Congress: Sequestration and Retirement Wave Block Progress on OPM Annuity Claims Backlog, Joseph A. Beaudoin to Testify Today Before the House . READ MORE

April 11, 2013

“The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: Is it a good value for federal employees?” Testimony for the Record by Joseph A. Beaudoin, president, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. READ MORE

February 13, 2013
"Solutions to the Crisis Facing the U.S. Postal Service.”  Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.  Testimony for the Record by Joseph A. Beaudoin, president, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association.
READ MORE 

112th CONGRESS (2011-2012)

2012 HEARINGS

February 1, 2012
Hearing on “Federal Retirement Processing:  Ensuring Proper And Timely Payments”; Subcommittee On Oversight Of Government Management, The Federal Workforce And The District Of Columbia, Committee On Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs, United States Senate.
Statement by Joseph A. Beaudoin, president, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. READ MORE

January 25, 2012
Hearing on federal employees' retirement security; House Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Statement by David Snell, NARFE's director of the Retirement Benefits Service Department, on behalf of the Federal-Postal Coalition.  
READ MORE

2011 HEARINGS

July 26, 2011
Hearing on “Examining the Federal Works’ Compensation Program for Injured Employees”; Senate Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia; Statement by Joseph A. Beaudoin, president, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association.
READ MORE

July 27, 2011
Hearing on “The Thrift Savings Plan: Helping Federal Employees Achieve Retirement Security”; House Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy; Statement by Joseph A. Beaudoin, president, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association.
READ MORE

May 26, 2011
Hearing on downsizing the federal workforce; House Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy, House Comittee on Oversight and Government Reform; Statement by NARFE President Joseph A. Beaudoin.  READ MORE

March 9, 2011
Hearing on federal worker compensation; House Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Statement by NARFE President Joseph A. Beaudoin.  READ MORE

111th CONGRESS (2009-2010)

2010 HEARINGS

June 30, 2010
Hearing before the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform; statement by NARFE President Margaret L. Baptiste. 
READ MORE

June 30, 2010
Hearing on temporary employee practices; Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, the Postal Service and the District of Columbia, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Statement by Patricia Barts, NARFE member. READ MORE

February 23, 2010
Hearing on H.R. 4489, The Federal Employees Health Benfeits Program Prescription Drug Integrity and Cost Savings Act; Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, the Postal Service and the District of Columbia; Statement by NARFE Legislative Director Dan Adcock.  READ MORE

2009 HEARINGS

November 3, 2009
• Hearing on "Managing the Thrift Savings Plan"; House Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, the Postal Service and the District of Columbia; Statement by Margaret L. Baptiste, President, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association  
READ MORE

October 14, 2009
• Hearing on Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) Premium Increase; Senate Special Committee on Aging; Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce and the District of Columbia; Statement by Margaret L. Baptiste, President, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association
READ MORE

110th CONGRESS (2007-2008)

2008 HEARINGS

May 20, 2008
Hearing on Retirees Returning to the Rescue: Re-Employing Annuitants in Times of National Need; House Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, the Postal Service and the District of Columbia; Statement by Daniel C. Adcock, Assistant Legislative Director, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. READ MORE 

January 16, 2008
Hearing on Social Security Benefits for Economically Vulnerable Beneficiaries, Subcommittee on Social Security, House Committee on Ways and Means; Statement by Margaret L. Baptiste, President, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. READ MORE

2007 HEARINGS

November 6, 2007
Hearing on GPO and WEP: Policies Affecting Pensions from Work Not Covered by Social Security; Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy; Senate Committee on Finance; Statement by Margaret L. Baptiste, President, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. READ MORE

August 2, 2007
Hearing on Federal Employees Benefits and Retirement Programs; Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, Postal Service, and the District of Columbia; House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Statement by Margaret L. Baptiste, President, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. READ MORE

 

 

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This is the only website that reflects the official opinions and positions of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE). Opinions and/or positions that appear on any other site bearing NARFE's name or seal are not necessarily those of NARFE. Click here for Privacy Statement.   NARFE has been certified by Dun & Bradstreet.