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Due to the tragic tornadoes in the mid-west, OPM has dedicated a telephone line to receive calls so affected individuals may report deaths of Federal annuitants and/or advise of June 1, 2011 annuity payment disruptions. If you are affected by these events, please call 202 606-0540 so the appropriate arrangements can be made to handle your situation as quickly as possible.

As widely reported in the news, our government has reached its debt limit.  U.S. Treasury Secretary Geithner has since declared a “debt issuance suspension period” for the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund (which funds our retirees).  By law this allows the Treasury to redeem (or cash out) a portion of existing Treasury securities held by the fund.  The same law also requires that the government repay the fund with interest.

 Bottom line: This action will not affect CSRS and FERS annuity payments to retirees.  All payments will continue as normal and on schedule. 

 Thank you for your time.  I hope you find this information useful and we look forward to providing you more information in the future.


 
 
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