Barbara Mikulski

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House Republicans called agency job inventories ‘barely decipherable,’ and they’re not wrong

Three House Oversight and Accountability Subcommittee chairmen wrote to OMB seeking data and details about how agencies are complying with the Federal…

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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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President to propose $1.4 billion new FBI building in 2017 budget

The budget request comes as the General Services Administration announces Phase II for the FBI headquarters project.

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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, it means no more continuing resolutions for the remainder of 2016 and some certainty on the pay and benefits front for federal employees. Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) is the senior democrat on the Senate appropriations committee and had a key role in negotiating the final deal. She talked with Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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