Do you remember what your work-wise, midsummer nightmares were this time last year? Even if you were on vacation this time last year, chances are you were thankful that the very real shutdown threatened for April didn’t materialize.
When Congress isn’t negotiating on spending caps or budget deals for this fiscal year and the next, members are considering other pieces of legislation that could have an impact on your work.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) have reintroduced the FAIR Act, which would give federal employees a 3 percent pay raise for 2019.
While the Defense Department balances the threat of sequestration with additional spending money from the White House, some members of Congress are looking at ways to support military members and their families.
Lawmakers introduced five bills to ensure the readiness of the federal workforce in the face of the hiring freeze or potential furloughs.
The Senate had a busy weekend, passing five major pieces of legislation that will impact veterans, inspectors general, FBI whistleblowers and others before the close of the 114th Congress.
The richest nation on earth has the poorest record when it comes to guaranteeing paid parental leave for its people. This is embarrassing.
The under secretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics assured lawmakers that the DoD is keeping a close eye on the cybersecurity measures of its vendors.
Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) is introducing the “OPEN Government Data Act,” which he said will make the new default standard for government data an “open” one.
The Government Accountability Office and the Congressional Budget Office defended their increased budget requests to Congress, emphasizing the amount of returns on the investment each agency brings back to the government.