Transition funding for the incoming Biden administration, like all other federal appropriations, is coming from a continuing resolution, which expires in less than two weeks.
In today's Federal Newscast, the 2021 defense authorization bill is hitting the home stretch, but this year seems a little more hamstrung than others.
Jon Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates, joins host Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf to discuss the key policy provisions of the NDAA, and the current implementation of Section 889 and CMMC.
Congress has not finished debating what to do about another stimulus bill for pandemic response.
In today's Federal Newscast, agencies have a little more guidance now on how they're supposed to implement the president's recent federal hiring executive order.
The executive order President Donald Trump signed last week to ban certain types of diversity training carries enormous potential penalties for federal contractors. But at least for the time being, the vendor community appears to be holding its breath while it figures out exactly what the EO means.
For the first time in a couple of dozen blue moons, Congress may not pass the National Defense Authorization Act before the end of the fiscal year. The House and Senate versions have some politically serious differences.
Congress left town without a plan to tackle a growing list of priorities that must get done, in some cases, by Sept. 30. They include a coronavirus relief package, bailout money for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Postal Service, and oh yeah, a plan to avoid a government shutdown.
Lawmakers are working through passing a National Defense Authorization Act for 2021, including a fresh raft of procurement laws.
As Congress debates must-pass legislation for 2021, members are leaving many of the big-ticket federal workforce items on the table this year.
In today's Federal Newscast, the American Federation of Government Employees is making a renewed push in court to score hazard pay for federal employees working on the frontlines of the pandemic.
In today's Federal Newscast, COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of yet another government conference – this time, the largest in the country.
The House-passed annual defense authorization bill includes a few notable provisions for civilian federal employees.
In today's Federal Newscast, a bicameral group of Democrats say top leadership vacancies at the Federal Emergency Management Agency are unacceptable.