President Donald Trump says a spending plan pushed by congressional Republicans is “ridiculous” because funding for a border wall with Mexico is not included.
Last year, Congress was all about continuing resolutions and a lapse in appropriation. This year a few appropriations bills are already past conference and ready to send to the White House.
The House has approved a $147 billion package to fund the Energy Department, veterans’ programs and the legislative branch, a day after the Senate passed the measure. It now goes to President Trump for his signature.
Congressional leaders say they have reached agreement on a plan to pass a stopgap government funding bill through Dec. 7, thereby avoiding a partial government shutdown on Oct. 1.
In today’s Federal Newscast, speaking to supporters last night, the president said he’s secured commitments from Congressional leaders to fund a border wall.
Federal News Radio reporters Nicole Ogrysko and Jory Heckman join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss the recent court ruling against the Trump administration’s crackdown against federal unions, and why there is a mini-exodus of scientists from the federal government. Aug. 29, 2018
The recent court ruling against the administration’s crackdown by executive order against federal unions delighted some people inside government. Others think the decision is highly political.
The 2018 fiscal year for the federal government comes to an end in a few weeks. What does that mean for contractors and what can they expect in FY 2019? Find out on this week’s Amtower Off Center. August 27, 2018
Loren Duggan, editorial director of Bloomberg Government, described how the Senate is trying to reach its Sept. 30 deadline for spending.
Congress is further along in the annual appropriations process than it usually is at this point in August, but that doesn’t mean contractors should drop planning for the possibility of a government shutdown.
Federal News Radio reporters Nicole Ogrysko and Jory Heckman join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss what’s happening and not happening with pay, shutdowns and appropriations on Capitol Hill.
If the surprise pay raise approved by the Senate makes it through the White House, what would it put in your wallet? We’re looking at what’s happening and not happening with pay, shutdowns and appropriations on Capitol Hill.
It’s a long way from clear whether the bills the Senate comes up with will be acceptable to the House – or to President Trump, who’s been flirting with the idea of another government shutdown.
Instead of “essential” and nonessential,” the labels “emergency” and “nonemergency”are being used more to describe which feds have to work in the event of a government shutdown, whether from bad storms or blustering in the White House