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      Telework for Congress? Steve Pearce pitches remote working measure

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      If teleworking is something that's good enough for federal workers across the D.C. area, shouldn't it be good enough for Congress?

      That's something that Rep. Steve Pearce, a Republican from New Mexico, is asking once again, according to Federal Computing Weekly.

      Pearce, for the second time, introduced a bill last week that would explore allowing members of Congress to telework. He envisions it as a way to allow representatives and senators to spend more time at home with their constituents rather than on Capitol Hill.

      "Many Congressional staffers do not spend time in the district for which they were hired to work, and are less in touch with the needs of constituents," Pearce said in his measure, according to FCW.

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