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.
The Senate last week passed a bill to fund the Defense Department, we all as the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Education.