Agencies get details on how to better recruit, retain military spouses
A new strategic plan from OPM and OMB comes as part of an executive order to support military spouses’ employment in the federal workforce.
Federal Executive Boards, which have been in operation since 1961, each represent roughly 140 different agencies and components. In 28 different locations across the country, boards of senior leaders in government collaborate to discuss goals…
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Congressional leaders have announced a tentative agreement to prevent a government shutdown, for now. Wednesday’s deal comes days before an end-of-the-week deadline that risked shuttering some federal operations. Under the plan, Congress would temporarily extend funding for one set of federal agencies through March 8 and for another through March 22. In the meantime, Congress will try to draft and pass packages of legislation to fund the government for the remainder of the budget year. Notably missing is a $95 billion emergency package for Ukraine, Israel and Indo-Pacific allies, which remains stubbornly stalled. Hard-right Republicans want steeper spending reductions. Voting in the House is expected Thursday, right before Friday’s deadline when some federal monies run out.
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