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Erich Wagner

Erich Wagner
Erich Wagner is a staff correspondent covering pay, benefits and other federal workforce issues. He joined Government Executive in the spring of 2017 after extensive experience writing about state and local issues in Maryland and Virginia, most recently as editor-in-chief of the Alexandria Times. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.
Policy

Congress Passes Two-Week Spending Bill, but Shutdown Fears Mount

Immigration issues could derail negotiations to fund the government for the rest of fiscal 2018.

Policy

Deal to Push Back Shutdown Deadline Faces Uncertain Prospects

Democrats and Tea Party members are still considering whether to support a two-week CR.