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Connolly Introduces Resolution Honoring America’s Public Servants

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation, introduced a bipartisan resolution to honor America’s public servants during Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW), which is celebrated during the first week in May. The resolution is co-led in the House by Congressman Jamie Raskin…

Connolly Statement on GAO Report on Political Burrowing

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation, released the following statement regarding today’s Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) oversight of agencies’ hiring of political appointees into career positions, a practice known as…

Connolly, Duckworth Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Access to IVF, Other Assisted Reproductive Technology

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Today, to mark National Infertility Awareness Week, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) introduced bipartisan legislation to expand and protect access to in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and other assisted reproductive technology (ART) that millions of Americans need to have children, including Senator Duckworth who relied on IVF to have her two daughters. The…

Connolly Statement on New OMB Guidance

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation, released the following statement regarding newly released guidance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on organizational health and performance: “I applaud the Biden Administration for their thoughtful and deliberate approach to…

Connolly, Mfume Introduce Legislation to Protect and Strengthen the Office of Personnel Management

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Today, Congressman Gerald E. Connolly, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation, and Congressman Kweisi Mfume (D-MD), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Federal Workforce, introduced the Office of Personnel Management Reform Act.  This bill is the culmination of years of bipartisan…

Connolly Introduces Federal Firefighter Pay Equity Act

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) introduced the Federal Firefighter Pay Equity Act, bipartisan legislation to ensure federal firefighters are eligible for the same full and fair retirement benefits as their state and local counterparts.  Every day, federal firefighters put their lives at risk to protect our nation’s most critical assets – including the families, homes, and…

Connolly, Fitzpatrick Introduce Bipartisan Saving the Civil Service Act to Protect Federal Workforce from Politicization

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) introduced the Saving the Civil Service Act to protect the federal workforce from politicization and political manipulation. The bipartisan legislation includes and builds on Connolly and Fitzpatrick’s Preventing a Patronage System Act, which passed the House in September 2022. The legislation is cosponsored by…

Connolly Reintroduces Equal COLA Act

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation, reintroduced the Equal COLA Act. The legislation aims to bring equity to the way the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) is determined under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and Federal Employees Retirement System…

Connolly, Schatz Reintroduce FAIR Act to Give Feds an 8.7% Raise in 2024

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) reintroduced the Federal Adjustment of Income Rates (FAIR) Act, a bill that would provide federal employees with an 8.7 percent pay increase in calendar year 2024. Connolly and Schatz previously introduced similar legislation in the 115th, 116th, and 117th Congresses. For more than a decade, federal employees have…

Connolly Statement on OPM Guidance Promoting Internships and Early Career Programs

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), author of the NextGen Feds Act, released the following statement in support of newly-released guidance from the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) that aims to aid the federal government in attracting the next generation of federal employees by increasing opportunities for internships, particularly paid internships, and early career…

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