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  • Tapping into the G Fund is one of six options for Treasury as debt limit nears

    The Congressional Budget Office detailed in a new projection that the government would hit the debt limit by March 15, and Treasury would have to take extraordinary steps to keep the nation from defaulting.

  • Expect the unexpected with upcoming budget, appropriations cycle, experts say

    Upcoming budget cycles in 2017 and 2018 will be unlike any other for agencies and contractors, some budget experts say. They predict the Trump administration will try to “change the rules” to overcome debates among members of Congress and cabinet leaders who can’t agree on the future of the defense and domestic spending caps.

  • Stan Brand: Congressional gridlock continues despite new administration

    You don’t have to be an old-timer to sense how rigid and bitter Washington has become, exemplified by the lack of comity in Congress. Federal Drive with Tom Temin turns to Stan Brand, a long-time Washington insider and former counsel to the House, attorney and now senior council at Akin Gump, for some perspective.

  • A look back: Ten years of Amtower Off Center

    Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower on the first show of his eleventh season to discuss GSA schedules, the demise of FOSE, and a look back at MythBusters. February 6, 2017

  • Top 10 stories of 2016

    From a massive January snowstorm to a pay raise for all federal employees, we look back at the stories that meant the most to our readers in 2016.

  • Larry Allen: What happens when CR is continually pushed back?

    The end of the continuing resolution appears to keep moving further into the future. Eventually it’ll bump 2018 in the tuchus. Then what? Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, shares what some contractors might be thinking on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • A look back at top federal workforce stories of 2016

    From pay raises, to continuing resolutions, to the election of Donald Trump as president, Federal News Radio counts down the top 10 stories federal workforce stories of 2016.

  • Congress’ week of weird

    Long speeches and piecemeal civil service reform mark the waning days of the 114th Congress.

  • What’s your agency’s share of the CR pie?

    The Congressional Budget Office estimates how the $1.1 trillion continuing resolution Congress is voting on will be divvied up among federal agencies.

  • David Hawkings: CR likely, but how long will it last?

    With only a few days left before the current continuing resolution expires, it’s back. The threat of a government shutdown. It’s likely Congress will avoid that with another CR, but no one knows for how long. David Hawkings, senior editor of Roll Call, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to offer insight on whether they’ll inch it along week by week or extend it until May.