The seven-week continuing resolution gives lawmakers through Nov. 21 to complete spending bills for the rest of 2020. Notably, the CR includes additional funding for the Office of Personnel Management, which faces a budget shortfall at the start of the new fiscal year.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-MS), the chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, says as cyber threats become more sophisticated, bringing back the cyber coordinator role is even more important.
Given that 2020 is a critical election year, and the number of federal workers in many congressional districts, any federal pay raise is a big deal.
Amid several years of steadily declining donations, the national capital region set of fundraising goal of $34 million for the 2019 Combined Federal Campaign.
Congress seems to be working hard to avoid a lapse in appropriations when the fiscal year ends in a couple of weeks. But anything can happen.
The Senate defense appropriations bill give DoD more than $100 billion in research and development spending.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Trump administration reveals more specifics about its proposed 2.6% raise for civilian employees.
Beyond the inevitable hurdles of avoiding a government shutdown at the end of next month, the September to-do list for House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) includes securing a 3.1% federal pay raise and passing a highly-anticipated paid family leave program into law.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will host free online training on the agency’s new online filing system for federal sector complaints and appeals.
By now there have been plenty of stories about the hardships the longest government shutdown in history created for the federal workforce. But new research from Weber State University is among the first to try to quantify the impacts.
In order to avoid a government shutdown, Congress still needs to agree on the nitty gritty details of the 2020 appropriations bills.
The 2019 Bipartisan Budget Act sets defense and non-defense spending limits for the next two years, but much of the real work remains when Congress returns from August recess.
GAO is taking a closer look at whether some of the efforts agencies took during the last shutdown meet the criteria for very narrow exceptions under the Antideficiency Act.
The idea that the recent budget agreement between House and Senate leaders and President Trump guarantees there will be no shutdown is wrong.