House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Mac Thornberry said defense funds should only be used for DoD’s most pressing needs.
Federal employees, contractors, spouses and lawmakers are growing increasingly frustrated by the delayed pay and lost work, with many airing their grievances on social media.
Furloughed and excepted federal employees said the government shutdown is prompting them to make tough decisions about their bills, mortgage and family obligations.
Amid the pre-Christmas frenzy of the partial government partial shutdown, President Donald Trump signed a new law aimed at enhancing workplace protections for congressional staff members.
House Democrats are trying many tactics to get the closed agencies re-opened. Bloomberg Government editorial director Loren Duggan offered a full rundown.
Anyone who has had a career that switches from government to industry, or vice versa, has probably lived through more than one lapse in funding.
In today’s Federal Newscast, federal courts will be able to continue operating until Jan. 18 with their limited funds during the partial government shutdown.
Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) write to the Treasury Department seeking answers for how the IRS will handle tax refund season.
For some federal contractors, the prolonged shutdown has turned them from doubt and uncertainty to real losses.
A bill in Congress would make sure federal employees who work in security, food service, and janitorial services, get reimbursed after the government shutdown ends.
Most of the millions of federal contractors won’t get paid for time lost to the shutdown, but why should you sweat it? They’re the ones who decided to work on federal projects.
Trump stands by demands for funding for a border wall as another round of shutdown talks fail to break impasse
The Office of Personnel Management has told agencies not to give political appointees a $8,000-to-10,000 pay raise originally set to go into effect Saturday. But a prior executive order provided the raise unless Congress acts, which it has not.
Members in the House and Senate have reintroduced legislation that would guarantee back pay for excepted and furloughed federal employees during this and any government shutdown. The Senate version clarifies employees would receive pay as soon as agencies reopen, regardless of payroll schedules.