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04/25/2023
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04/25/2023
Congressional Testimony
04/24/2023
Budget Request for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers

Chairman Joyce, Ranking Member Cuellar, and distinguished members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to provide this testimony. As President of the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU), I have the honor of leading a union that represents employees at 34 federal agencies, including over 700 instructors and support personnel at the Federal ...

Congressional Testimony
04/19/2023
IRS Budget Request for FY2024

Chairman Wyden, Ranking Member Crapo, and distinguished members of the Committee, I would like to thank you for allowing me to provide comments on the IRS budget request for FY 2024. As President of the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU), I have the honor of representing over 150,000 federal workers in 34 agencies and departments, including the men and ...

Blog
04/19/2023
Saturday is a Fee-Free Day at National Parks

To kick off the celebration, entrance fees will be waived for all national parks (including Yosemite) this Saturday, April 22. National Park Service parks, programs, and partners will host events and activities all week. Every year, NPS  hosts five entrance fee-free days in that provide free admittance to all national parks for everyone. The rest of the days ...

News Release
04/17/2023
IRS Investment Pays Off with Significant Increases in Taxpayer Assistance

Washington D.C.  –  The dramatic increase in taxpayer assistance during the 2023 tax filing season clearly demonstrates that IRS employees, when provided additional support and resources, can improve the overall filing experience for American taxpayers.  The early data show that taxpayer service levels improved and more returns were processed on time, a ...

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04/14/2023
Blog
04/12/2023
President Reardon Sits Down with Federal Drive

During the wide-ranging interview, Reardon explained why the IRS funding infusion is so important, NTEU’s growth over the decades and the power of collective bargaining. Listen to the full interview on Federal News Network here.

Blog
04/07/2023
NTEU Supports IRS Multi-Year Plan to Improve Services

NTEU advocated for the influx of funding and supports the IRS multi-year plan designed to improve services to Americans to help them meet their tax obligations.  “The plan recognizes that as our nation grows and the tax system is increasingly complex the IRS requires appropriate funding, staffing and technology to meet its mission,” said National President ...

Blog
04/05/2023
NTEU Chapter Leaders Featured in Washington Post

Chapter Presidents David Carrone (6, IRS Arkansas/Louisiana), Regina Parker (9, Cincinnati), Lorie McCann (10, IRS Chicago), Shannon Ellis (66, IRS Kansas City Service Center), and Beth Willwerth (68, IRS Andover Campus) are all featured.  The IRS began the 2023 tax-filing season hiring more employees to answer phone calls and reopening more offices around ...

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04/04/2023
Congressional Testimony
04/04/2023
Statement on FY2024 CBP Budget Request

Chairman Murphy, Ranking Member Britt and distinguished members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to provide this testimony. As President of the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU), I have the honor of leading a union that represents over 29,000 Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) CBP Officers, Agriculture ...

Blog
04/03/2023
Dirty Dozen: IRS Identifies Common Taxpayer Scams of 2023

As technology becomes more sophisticated, so do schemes. The IRS warns taxpayers to watch for potential fake charitable organizations, false fuel tax credits, and unexpected emails and text messages about refunds or tax issues. Another top concern is phishing, where a taxpayer many receive links in an email or text message that appear to be from a trusted ...

Congressional Testimony
04/03/2023
Statement on Fiscal Year 2024 Appropriations for the Food & Drug Administration

The Administration has requested a 10 percent increase ($372 million above the FY23 enacted level) for the Food & Drug Administration (FDA).  The total FDA budget request is for $7.2 billion of which $3.93 billion would come from funds appropriated by Congress, $2.5 billion from medical products user fees, and $700 million from tobacco user fees.  NTEU ...

Blog
03/29/2023
NTEU Statement Supports FDA, CFTC Funding

The FDA is a staff-intensive organization with a turnover rate two times the government average and 70 percent of its workforce eligible for retirement. NTEU believes expanding employee initiatives like telework, student loan repayments, and childcare subsidies will help recruit and retain employees. The administration’s budget proposal includes easing the ...

Congressional Testimony
03/28/2023
Statement of NTEU FY24 Appropriations for the FDA and CFTC

Food & Drug Administration The Administration has requested a 10 percent increase ($372 million above the FY23 enacted level) for the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The total FDA budget request is for $7.2 billion of which $3.93 billion would come from funds appropriated by Congress, $2.5 billion from medical products user fees, and $700 million from ...