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House Democrats passed a nearly 3,000 page bill last week aimed at American Industrial competitiveness. There's a lot in there for federal agencies, including the Commerce Department. But does it have legs? We get more now from Bloomberg deputy news director Loren Duggan.
Everyone is in a tizzy over the Supreme Court vacancy but the outcome is fairly predictable. More uncertain is what they'll do about the federal budget.
The latest continuing resolution will keep the government funded somehow until Feb. 18. But it means any fresh initiatives won't have a chance to get underway until March at the earliest.
The continuing resolution for funding the government runs until February 18.
A continuing resolution through February doesn't necessarily change the White House's plans for a federal pay raise for civilian employees next year. But while agencies have staved off another government shutdown threat for now, there's still plenty of dysfunction ahead.
The Senate has passed a stopgap spending bill that avoids a short-term shutdown and funds the federal government through Feb. 18 after leaders defused a partisan standoff over federal vaccine mandates
The federal government could be heading for a temporary shutdown
The debt ceiling is looming closer and the government shutdown is only a couple of weeks away. And the mask mandate continues to roil Congress.
No, there hasn't been much progress on several pressing issues, including a need to secure full-year agency funding and avert (another) government shutdown, a deal with the debt ceiling (again) and a whole host of other legislative work.
Members of Congress agreed to reauthorize the Highway Trust Fund that funds several DOT agencies during a vote on Saturday. But that's about all they got done.
Federal employment attorney Heidi Burakiewicz represents tens of thousands of employees who sued for damages after both the 2013 and 2018 shutdowns, and joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to bring us up to speed on those cases.
With only hours to spare, President Joe Biden has signed legislation to avoid a partial federal shutdown and keep the government funded through Dec. 3
Federal contractors are drawing on the lessons they learned from the last partial lapse in appropriations, a 35-day event companies say has changed the way they prepare for a possible government shutdown later this week.
The federal contracting community will feel relieved if Congress proceeds with a continuing resolution, and avoids a lapse in appropriations. Fondly known as a government shutdown.