Barbara Mikulski

Congress’ week of weird

Long speeches and piecemeal civil service reform mark the waning days of the 114th Congress.

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Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.)/APThad Cochran

Senate moves on CR as agencies plan for possible shutdown

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OPM creates interagency council to deal with Metro maintenance plan

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Mikulski looking for ‘bonus money’ for NIH, appropriations for federal pay raise

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Loretta Lynch

Attorney General lays out price tag, plan to support Obama’s gun violence reform

Attorney General Loretta Lynch testified before the Senate appropriations subcommittee on the plan to expand the National Instant Criminal Background Check…

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Sen. Barbara Mikulski: Omnibus bill delivers some budget certainty

After many, many days of closed-door negotiations, we finally have an agreement on the 2016 budget. The deal heads to the floor today, and if it passes,…

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Paul Ryan

Pay raise, transit benefits parity gives feds optimism for 2016

The omnibus spending bill includes money for the FBI’s new headquarters, 10 years of credit monitoring services for OPM breach victims and much more for federal employees.

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