The 2020 spending bills urge the Social Security Administration to reinstate its telework program for operations employees, but they’re silent on collective bargaining protections and funding for the Bureau of Land Management’s upcoming relocation.
In today’s Federal Newscast, if the fiscal 2020 budget deal gets signed into law, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will receive $2 billion, $334 million more than it received in 2019.
Childcare, JEDI and Space Force were all addressed in the new bill.
The House has sent “minibus” spending bills, which include a 3.1% federal pay raise, to the Senate for its consideration. Congress must pass and the president must sign both bills into law by Friday to avoid a second government shutdown this year.
House leaders have unveiled a $1.4 trillion government-wide spending package that’s carrying an unusually large load of unrelated provisions
The Government Accountability Office found GSA will not recover the costs to run the Technology Modernization Fund until 2025 and highlighted other delays in the projects in terms of paying back the loans.
A 3.1% federal pay raise is a key feature of one of two “minibus” spending bills, which congressional appropriators unveiled Monday evening. Both the House and Senate are expected to quickly vote on both this week before Friday’s funding deadline.
The Office of Management and Budget’s general counsel reversed long-time policy that required agencies to automatically report Antideficiency Act violations to GAO and Congress. Now agencies must report only if they and OMB decides a violation occurred.
Although more of the impeachment paroxysm is forthcoming, to say nothing of Christmas.
If there’s a government shutdown next year, in late 2020, will air traffic controllers on paid parental leave actually get paid?
A year ago this week some long-service, long-suffering federal government workers were prepping for the slim possibility of a government shutdown over Christmas.
In its most specific take yet on the Trump administration’s proposed merger of the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration, Congress also commissioned the National Academy of Public Administration to conduct a top-to-bottom review of OPM.
The final agreement maintains the NDAA’s decades-long reputation of must-pass legislation, but punts thorny border issues to the still-unsettled appropriations process.
The Defense Department will ask its managers to look for even more savings over the next five years.