The proposal will
be included in President Barack Obama's budget proposal for
fiscal year 2017, which is set to be unveiled on Tuesday.
The pay raise would apply to military and civilian personnel,
the official said in a statement.
Federal government workers received a 1.3 percent pay raise this
fiscal year as a part of the government funding package that was
passed into law in December.
(Reporting by Ayesha Rascoe; Editing by Peter Cooney)
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