President Donald Trump Friday evening signed the seven-week continuing resolution into law, delaying fears of another government shutdown until Nov. 21.
The Senate has confirmed Eugene Scalia, son for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to serve as the next Secretary of Labor.
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.
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.
For what to expect this week, Bloomberg Government Editorial Director Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.