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.
Republican and Democratic congressional leaders and President Donald Trump endorse a debt and budget agreement that fends off concerns over a possible government shutdown or a federal default
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management is urging agencies to consider telework and workplace flexibilities during this week’s heat wave.
The main sticking point between the House and Senate versions is the topline number. The Senate bill authorizes an additional $17 billion for the Defense Department, which the House argues would be used for pet projects like the border wall.
Some see federal employment as a protected world of benefits, protections, a great place to retire from, etc. But the reality is sometimes very different.