We’ll know soon enough about the latest shutdown, but the pay raise is a little more complicated. H.R. 790 passed the House easily but has remained stagnant in the Senate since Jan. 31.
House and Senate appropriators appear to have come up with a 2019 funding solution for both sides, but the 35-day shutdown continues to teach through the stories it produced.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the agency in charge of union relationships, no longer has one with it’s own employees union.
Tentative budget agreement to keep government operating gives Trump far less money than he sought for border wall
Guest commentator Jeff Neal explains why his long-time optimism about working for the federal government may be fading if another shutdown happens this month or in October.
Even without the up-and-down appropriations negotiations it would be a busy week on Capitol Hill. Firewall Editor in Chief David Hawkings shared more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Technology Modernization Fund Board chose GSA’s NewPay shared services proposal to receive the third loan from the IT modernization account.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Representative Mark Takano (D-Calif.) is launching an official investigation into the influence of three members of President Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago golf club, on recent personnel and policy decisions at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The Coalition for Government Procurement and the Naval Postgraduate School found agencies were getting better deals through GSA Advantage than through pilots using Amazon.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management answered some lingering questions that popped up due to the recent partial government shutdown.
In today’s Federal Newscast, NASA announces it will be running a test flight of a crewed commercial space craft some time in July.
The OPEN Government Data Act requires agencies to appoint a chief data officer to help them develop a comprehensive data inventory the public can access.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) have reintroduced the Federal Adjustment of Income Rates (FAIR) Act, which give federal employees a 3.6 percent pay raise in 2020.
Imagine asking for a $100 grant or gift from a charity because you desperately need it to fill the tank with gas so you could get to a job where you were not getting paid?