In today’s Federal Newscast, a proposal in the 2020 defense authorization bill would require the Defense Department Inspector General to tell Congress if the department experimented with the idea of weaponizing disease-carrying insects.
The bill will now proceed to the Senate. The President will need to sign a bill before midnight on Nov. 21 to avoid a shutdown.
For a look at the dreary week ahead, Fulcrum editor in chief David Hawkings joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Postal Service has begun its search for a new postmaster general at a time when the agency just marked its 13th straight year of net financial losses.
A top House lawmaker has announced that Congress will pass a governmentwide temporary spending bill to keep the government running through Dec. 20, forestalling a government shutdown as the House turns its focus to impeachment hearings
Bloomberg Government editorial director Loren Duggan provided a look ahead on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
If one of the next furloughs happens while a team of American astronauts are heading for the Moon, will they be forced to abort their mission and return to Earth?
The Air Force says it wants to use the last expected bump in funding to build a digital Air Force.
The White House is signaling it’s not interested in a government shutdown when a temporary government-wide spending bill expires Nov. 21
After years of riding herd on the Census Bureau for getting behind on plans for the 2020 count, now it’s Congress falling down on the job.
In today’s Federal Newscast, members of the House Homeland Security Committee are asking leaders at the Transportation Security Administration what it can do to pay the agency’s officers more.
Interparty relations on Capitol Hill seem to be worsening by the day. For more details, Bloomberg Government’s Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive.
OMB acting director Russ Vought highlighted the lack of funding as one of several decisions by the Senate that will impact agencies in the fiscal 2020 consolidated spending bill.
To head off a government shutdown, Congress and the White House need to reach agreement on either a set of full appropriations bills, or another CR.