With a short-term continuing resolution nearly inevitable to start the upcoming fiscal year, the White House submitted a lengthy list of budget anomalies it believes Congress should include in a temporary stop-gap funding bill.
There are real questions about the duration of a likely continuing resolution, and whether it’ll be long enough to avert a government shutdown.
Federal employees and annuitants will no longer see major disruptions to their health, dental, vision and life insurance during future government shutdowns thanks to a new policy, which the Office of Personnel Management finalized Friday.
In an extraordinary New Year’s Day session, the Republican-controlled Senate easily turned aside the veto, dismissing Trump’s objections to the $740 billion bill and handing him a stinging rebuke just weeks before his term ends.
A whole swath of professions will lose special pay if Congress can't override the NDAA veto.
Missing the guardrails by inches, the nation's careening political apparatus has managed to fund the government for fiscal 2021.
Congress has easily passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package
Congress passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package Monday night that would finally deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths.
For the third year in a row, Congress isn't buying the White House's request nor Democrat lawmakers’ pleas for more money to help agencies move away from legacy systems more quickly.
A provision in the 2021 omnibus spending package gives federal employees a full 12 months to repay the payroll taxes that have been deferred from their paychecks this fall. The spending package also silently endorses the president's original plan to give civilian employees a 1% federal pay raise next year.
Congress in the last few weeks may have sounded like a broken record, but the calendar will soon knock the needle somewhere.
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 federal employees do and where they work.
Top negotiators in Congress have sealed a deal on $900 billion COVID-19 economic relief package.
Congress has passed a two-day stopgap spending bill to avert a partial government shutdown this weekend