WASHINGTON (Indiana's NewsCenter) - In 2009, the average federal worker earned more than $123,000 in pay and benefits.
And President Obama said it's time for the federal government to tighten it's belt as the rest of American has been forced to do.
I did not reach this decision easily. This is not just a line item on a federal register. These are people's lives."
The pay freeze will require Congressional approval.
The President says there are more tough decisions to come.
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