CMF surveyed senior congressional staff on the impact of recent operational issues such as: budget reductions, furloughs, government shutdown, and the changes in healthcare benefits. The results indicate that the cuts in congressional office budgets and transitioning staff to a new healthcare benefit structure could lead to a significant number of staff departures.
House offices are facing an unprecedented management challenge – cutting their annual spending sharply in two successive years. To help offices manage this difficult process, CMF produced a short manual containing 46 budget-cutting ideas and strategies for saving on big-ticket and small-ticket items.
CMF's Partnership For A More Perfect Union is dedicated to enriching the relationship between citizens and Congress by comprehensively addressing the deteriorating relationship and communications challenges faced by both sides.
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