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Congress hints, Postal Service reform might be a real possibility this year

Even as it debates a trillion here and a trillion there, Congress hasn’t overlooked some of the close-to-home issues like federal pay.

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, file photo, the U.S. Treasury Building stands in Washington. On Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, the Treasury Department reports on foreign holdings of U.S. debt for December 2015. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

Treasury eyes TSP’s G fund as stopgap way to avoid debt ceiling

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How concerned are you about the prospect of a government shutdown?

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4 things for contractors to remember in planning for a possible government shutdown

Budget experts say it’s only prudent for federal contractors to start preparing now for a possible government shutdown on Oct. 1.

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FILE - In this photo taken June 27, 2017, the U.S. Senate is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. July shapes up as one of the most critical tests for President Donald Trump's agenda in Congress. Get health care done in the Senate, a budget in the House and overhaul of the nation's tax code will be next up. Falter, and it remains to be seen what Republicans can accomplish legislatively.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Prospect of sequestration isn’t the only reason the House minibus has little chance of survival

The House passed a “minibus” of 2018 spending bills before leaving town for a month-long recess. Budget experts say the possibility of sequestration isn’t…

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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.

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