Congress, contractors, 2025 budget, 2025 appropriations, government, Congress, government shutdown, CR

For contractors, the next few months are all about numbers.

It is that most magical time of the year. Appropriations arriving six months late for the current fiscal year and Congress futzing over next year’s budget.

Read more
Congressional Staff, Congress

Congress recesses with its federal budget still under construction

Read more
FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. The sweeping $1 trillion infrastructure bill approved by the Senate this week includes funding for Western water projects that farmers, water providers and environmentalists say are badly needed across the parched region. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Can a 10-year federal infrastructure plan really sustain itself for 10 years

Read more
Sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol Dome in Washington, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Congress is on recess this week, as the February budget deadline looms

Read more

In some ways you have to pity Congress, trying to spend trillions it doesn’t have

Read more
Amelia Brust/Federal News Network

House passes CR to keep govt open until Dec. 20, guarantee military pay raise

Read more

With the 2-year budget deal signed into law, what’s next for federal employees?

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…

Read more
Patrick Shanahan

Senators on Trump Space Force plan: Not so fast

The Trump administration’s proposal for creating a Space Force as a new military service encountered bipartisan skepticism in the Senate

Read more
Eric White/Federal News NetworkDavid Berteau

Civilian agencies spending less than 2019 appropriations, unlike DoD

Evidence is mounting that civilian agencies are spending less than what they received in appropriations for fiscal 2019.

Read more