No, there hasn't been much progress on several pressing issues, including a need to secure full-year agency funding and avert (another) government shutdown, a deal with the debt ceiling (again) and a whole host of other legislative work.
The nine appropriations bills that Senate Democrats unveiled Monday are silent on the topic of federal pay, meaning they'll defer to the president's recommendation for a 2.7% raise for employees in 2022.
Federal Drive with Tom Temin got the latest from Bloomberg Government Deputy News Director Loren Duggan.
House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) urged the Biden administration to create the "institutional infrastructure" needed to support an executive order on improving equity within government services and step up data collection programs.
A new law enacted last month requires the Office of Management and Budget to post their annual budget justification documents online. And to maintain a downloadable data set. OMB and Treasury have a year to develop the standards and procedures.
The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center wants to see if AI algorithms can navigate the Federal Acquisition Regulation and build an RFP themselves.
States are calling on the Postal Regulatory Commission to hold a public hearing and issue an advisory opinion on the USPS “Delivering for America” plan released in March.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Justice Department is bringing the power of the False Claims Act to the growing challenge of cybersecurity.
Members of Congress agreed to reauthorize the Highway Trust Fund that funds several DOT agencies during a vote on Saturday. But that's about all they got done.
With only hours to spare, President Joe Biden has signed legislation to avoid a partial federal shutdown and keep the government funded through Dec. 3
Federal contractors are drawing on the lessons they learned from the last partial lapse in appropriations, a 35-day event companies say has changed the way they prepare for a possible government shutdown later this week.
Appropriators wants to give the Coast Guard about $13.2 billion.
You need a scorecard for the legislative shenanigans going on on Capitol Hill this week.
The government shutdown deadline is right around the corner. The good news? Congress has learned a few things from the last shutdown, bringing the tiniest bit of certainty to feds with their back pay and health insurance the next time it happens again.