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Greg Godbout, Chief Growth Officer at Fearless

The federal spending calendar is getting decidedly lopsided

For decades observers of federal spending patterns have focused on the rush to use up contracting dollars in the fourth quarter. But this year, an equal…

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

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

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

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Civilian agencies spending less than 2019 appropriations, unlike DoD

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The U.S. Capitol Building Dome is seen through a beveled window at the Library of Congress in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. President Donald Trump this week appears likely to pass up his last, best chance to secure funding for the “beautiful” wall he’s long promised to construct along the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Shutdown settles in, where’s the urgency?

The parties settle in for siege rather than work ’round the clock.

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The Capitol is seen early morning in Washington, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress passes 2-week CR, postponing shutdown

Congress passes a bicameral two-week continuing resolution on Thursday, postponing an impending partial government shutdown.

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7 appropriations bills await Congress after midterm elections

Congress is back home this week and won’t return to Capitol Hill until after the midterm elections. But it has a long to-do list for when it resumes.

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