House leaders have unveiled a $1.4 trillion government-wide spending package that’s carrying an unusually large load of unrelated provisions
Fulcrum editor in chief David Hawkings shares his thoughts on the current state of affairs, from impeachment proceedings to the 2020 budget.
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) is hopeful to secure a 3.1% raise during the conference on appropriations, and that Congress will pass a full budget before the CR expires.
With the budget ball in the president’s court, Congress is taking a little time off — not that there’s nothing to do.
President Donald Trump Friday evening signed the seven-week continuing resolution into law, delaying fears of another government shutdown until Nov. 21.
The Senate on Thursday cleared a seven-week continuing resolution through Nov. 21. The CR includes nearly $50 million more for the Office of Personnel Management, which faces a funding gap with the transfer.
The latest budget proposal from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government made no mention of a federal pay raise in 2020, setting up a debate over whether civilian employees will receive a House-passed 3.1% or the president’s recommended 2.6% increase next year.
For what to expect this week, Bloomberg Government Editorial Director Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
For more than a year, the Defense Department has been operating under a new doctrine. Namely, that the U.S. is back in the game of great powers competition.
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.