continuing resolution

  • Trump signs continuing resolution, averting government shutdown until Nov. 21

    President Donald Trump Friday evening signed the seven-week continuing resolution into law, delaying fears of another government shutdown until Nov. 21.

  • Senate confirms Eugene Scalia to lead Labor Department

    The Senate has confirmed Eugene Scalia, son for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to serve as the next Secretary of Labor.

  • Senate sends shutdown-averting CR to Trump’s desk

    The Senate on Thursday cleared a seven-week continuing resolution through Nov. 21. The CR includes nearly $50 million more for the Office of Personnel Management, which faces a funding gap with the transfer.

  • House clears 7-week CR with additional OPM funding

    The seven-week continuing resolution gives lawmakers through Nov. 21 to complete spending bills for the rest of 2020. Notably, the CR includes additional funding for the Office of Personnel Management, which faces a budget shortfall at the start of the new fiscal year.

  • More CR uncertainty in Congress’ 2020 budget talks

    For what to expect this week, Bloomberg Government Editorial Director Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • All things contracting with Larry Allen

    Larry Allen, managing director of the Federal Market Access practice at BDO, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center, to discuss the top contracting issues including end of fiscal year IT spending, and whether there will be another government shutdown.

  • Date set for major change coming to GSA schedules

    In today’s Federal Newscast, it’s now known when the Federal Acquisition Service will release its consolidated schedule, which will include the new special item numbers and terms and conditions.

  • A comprehensive look at the federal market

    Ray Bjorklund, president of BirchGrove Consulting joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf, to discuss the state of the federal market, including how it was impacted by the recent government shutdown.

  • FY 2019 halfway over, 2020 CR already up for discussion

    Bloomberg Government Editorial Director Loren Duggan offered more insight on Federal Drive with Tom Temin predicting that without 2019 top-line numbers, no agreement will be ready by Sept. 30.

  • HUD’s shutdown challenges reveal textbook case for IT modernization

    Some 1,150 housing contracts expired during the 35-day government shutdown, but the Department of Housing and Urban Development said the situation could have been avoided if its contract management system wasn’t more than 30 years old.