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

What exactly is Congress and the administration talking about when they throw around infrastructure spending?

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The burners are lit, but the budget debates on Capitol Hill are just warming up

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That proposed infrastructure bill has a little something for everybody, including your agency

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After a decade-long hiatus, earmarks appear to be headed back to the Congressional appropriations process

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Will Congress ever return to the normal budget process? Whatever that is

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Congress is delving deep into some nitty-gritty governmental issues

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Senate zipping through confirmations on the way to impeachment trial

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Capitol has to get back to business

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Contract spending reached 5-year high in 2020

In today’s Federal Newscast, new analysis from Bloomberg Government found agencies spent almost 700 billion dollars on procurement last year.

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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol building on Capitol Hill in Washington. President-elect Joe Biden wants to “restore the soul of America.” First, he'll need to fix a broken and divided Congress. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Congress is back to the drawing board with a shutdown deadline looming

Congress barely avoided a government shutdown on Friday by passing a continuing resolution just hours before the previous CR was set to expire. But they…

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Continuing resolution just one of many pressing issues on Congress’ to-do list

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.

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