Government Shutdown

(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. To enact President Joe Biden’s expansive domestic agenda this year, Democrats have mapped out a convoluted legislative maze. The party wants to push the new president's multitrillion-dollar plans for supercharging federal infrastructure, climate change and social programs through a Congress in which they have only paper-thin majorities. GOP opposition is certain to be solid. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

September is looking downright nutty

The Senate returns to Capitol Hill this week with a mountain of work, and less than three weeks to prevent a government shutdown.

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White House pitches billions in supplemental funding for upcoming continuing resolution

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(AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteFILE - In this Aug. 3, 2020, file photo dark clouds and heavy rain sweep over the U.S. Capitol in Washington. At least a government shutdown is off the table. But as lawmakers straggle back to Washington for an abbreviated pre-election session, hopes are fading for a pandemic relief bill, or much else. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Another potential government shutdown looms as the fiscal year starts to draw to a close

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Federal health insurance programs are now ‘essential’ during future shutdowns, OPM says

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NDAA veto could jeopardize pay and benefits for nurses, Gold Star Families and other military occupations

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(Tom Brenner/Pool via AP)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., removes his face mask as he arrives for a news conference with other Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. (Tom Brenner/Pool via AP)

Congress approves $900B COVID relief bill, sending to Trump

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, as the House and Senate return to work. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

2021 spending bill: Cyber, federal buildings are winners, IT modernization is a loser

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/fotostok_pdv)Close up of female hands counting US dollar banknotes at the table in front a laptop computer. Woman accountant with money and notebook.

Omnibus endorses 1% federal pay raise, gives feds more time to repay deferred payroll taxes

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U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is seen at the U.S. Capitol at night after negotiators sealed a deal for COVID relief Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in Washington. Top Capitol Hill negotiators sealed a deal Sunday on an almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package, finally delivering long-overdue help to businesses and individuals and providing money to deliver vaccines to a nation eager for them. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana.

Congress working ’til the bitter end of the year

Congress in the last few weeks may have sounded like a broken record, but the calendar will soon knock the needle somewhere.

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Feds, you were quite popular over the last four years

Federal employees were in the spotlight for much of the Trump administration. The drama was stressful at times, but perhaps it shed more light on what…

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Congress seals agreement on $900 billion COVID relief bill

Top negotiators in Congress have sealed a deal on $900 billion COVID-19 economic relief package.

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