But it soon became apparent the provision contained no language that allowed federal contributions toward their health plans that cover about 75 percent of the premium costs.This last sentence was delivered without ironic tone, as far as we can tell. Exit question. What brains? The brains that designed the law that they needed to pass to find out how badly they had screwed themselves? Yeah, those brains.
This caused fears that staff would suddenly face sharply higher healthcare costs and leave federal service, causing a "brain drain" on Capitol Hill.
House Staffers inspect the results of the ACA.
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