Lame Duck PTO Director Michelle K. Lee’s issuance of a Federal Register notice proposing a $ 710 million dollar PTO fee increase runs squarely, head on, into the position taken by the Republican Congressional leadership that may block her action.

Showdown!  According to an informed source, there could be a showdown on this issue if Ms. Lee refuses to back down from her proposed fee increase.  The pdf version of this note explains the potential showdown between Ms. Lee and the Republican Congressional leadership.

The attached  pdf note includes a letter from the Republican Congressional leadership to members of the Administration; separately attached is a Federal Register announcement of the fee increase.