The Senate cleared the first hurdle in preventing a partial government shutdown on Dec. 21.
Congress has less than a week before funding for some federal agencies expires on Dec. 21. Will the government close? Will federal employees get a pay raise in 2019? There are many possibilities and few clear answers.
The Navy tells the Senate Armed Services Committee that a change in funding could hurt its trajectory on readiness.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, shared potential obstacles for government contractors on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Congress’ latest Dec. 21 deadline leaves the Senate no time to consider a series of recommendations from a joint budget and appropriations reform committee that were designed to prevent the current situation in the first place.
Congress passes a bicameral two-week continuing resolution on Thursday, postponing an impending partial government shutdown.
Congress can’t avoid dealing with that possible funding lapse Friday if a budget deal is not reached. David Hawkings shared more insight on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Loren Duggan, Bloomberg Government editorial director, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for a look at what might be a fire drill of a session.
Before the end of 2018, Congress needs solutions for seven unfinished appropriations bills, plus a definitive answer on federal employee pay.
Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer is focusing on changing the Navy culture to become more agile and efficient, to maximize the resources that it has at any given time.