Negotiations over a proposed 1.9 percent pay raise for civilian federal employees have stalled in Congress, even as many agencies secure full-year appropriations for the first time in decades.
Federal Managers Association President Renee Johnson and FMA Government and Public Affairs Director Greg Stanford join host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn to discuss what their organization is doing to help secure a 1.9 percent pay raise for white collar feds. September 26, 2018
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said he's confident President Trump will sign a "minibus" package of 2019 spending bills, despite threats to veto in the last round of budget talks.
With 43 days until the midterm elections and five days from the fiscal new year, a 1.9 percent pay raise for white collar feds is looking good.
Are you leaving at the first opportunity? Or are you planning to work extra because you like the job or your coworkers and want to build your annuity?
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.
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.
I believe we should go with the idea of “first, do no harm.” That means giving employees a pay raise that is equal to, or at least close to, the military pay raise.
Lawmakers have struck a deal to give the Veterans Affairs Department its biggest budget yet but still lack a long-term plan to fund the agency's new community care program under the VA MISSION Act.
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.
Bloomberg Government editorial director Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for an update.
Call it reform, call it tinkering around the edges. Whatever you call it, Congress is always making adjustments to the rules around federal procurement.
The Senate managed to pass several appropriations bills last week, putting it on rough par with the House. But the Defense Department's initiative known as Deliver Uncompromised could really affect contracting.
Senate version of Defense funding bill would require detailed examination of MHS Genesis by the Government Accountability Office.