budget reconciliation

(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. To enact President Joe Biden’s expansive domestic agenda this year, Democrats have mapped out a convoluted legislative maze. The party wants to push the new president's multitrillion-dollar plans for supercharging federal infrastructure, climate change and social programs through a Congress in which they have only paper-thin majorities. GOP opposition is certain to be solid. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

September is looking downright nutty

The Senate returns to Capitol Hill this week with a mountain of work, and less than three weeks to prevent a government shutdown.

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/fotostok_pdv)Close up of female hands counting US dollar banknotes at the table in front a laptop computer. Woman accountant with money and notebook.

More paid leave for feds on the table, as COVID-19 reconciliation talks begin

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Senate GOP resolution revives familiar debate over federal retirement, spending cuts

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The Capitol is seen at dawn as overnight storm clouds pass, in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Feds saved from retirement cuts in 2018 budget resolution with House vote

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Senate passes budget resolution without instructions for retirement cuts

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FILE - This April 4, 2017, file photo, shows the Capitol at dawn in Washington. On Thursday, July 13, 2017, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for June. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

How the 2018 budget resolution process may impact you and your retirement

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House committee’s 2018 budget proposal sets stage for federal retirement cuts

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Capitol is seen at dawn in Washington. Bipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend, a major hurdle overcome when President Donald Trump signaled he would put off his demand that the measure include money to build his border wall with Mexico. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Long-term budget outlook: ‘We’re doomed. Any questions?’

Based on what’s happened so far in 2017, budget expert Stan Collender said the administration is already behind schedule on budgets and appropriations…

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In Depth interviews – May 8

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

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