A federal judge will hear a motion for summary judgment on several federal unions' objections to the president's recent executive orders in U.S. District Court on July 25.
Will Congress pass another CR or shutdown the government again? Federal News Radio survey results show feds pessimistic about either outcome.
In today's Federal Newscast, a bill to make sure Congressional members use their own money to settle with harassment victims passed the House unanimously.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls for cloture vote on a bill to reopen the government through Feb. 8.
The Senate could only muster 50 votes, not 60, to invoke cloture to end debate on the continuing resolution to keep the government open.
According to budget documents that Federal News Radio obtained, the Food and Drug Administration would see $40 million in cuts to employee salaries and administrative expenses during the last five months of fiscal 2017. The Homeland Security Department would lose $41 million for the Financial Systems Modernization program, a shared services effort affiliated with the Interior Department's Interior Business Center.
When Congress comes back next week, it begins a run of five consecutive weeks of work. In congressional time, that's a long stretch of uninterrupted work. A lot can happen if the outgoing Speaker of the House doesn't wait around like I did.
Congressional leaders are calling for bipartisan efforts to raise spending caps, to keep Defense funded and also provide government services that so many Americans rely on for education, health and employment.
Are you a federal employee who uses public transportation to get to work? Be prepared to shell out more for your commute. Because of congressional inaction, a tax subsidy for mass-transit commuters is set to drop nearly in half — from a maximum of $245 a month to $130.
If Congress fails to act by the end of the year, a tax subsidy for commuters who use mass transit is set to drop from a maximum of $245 a month to $130. At the same time, fringe benefits for parking are set to rise to $250 a month starting in January. Two stand-alone measures in the House and Senate would restore parity between the parking and mass-transit subsidies