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FILE - People walk outside the U.S Capitol building in Washington, June 9, 2022. The biggest investment ever in the U.S. to fight climate change. A hard-fought cap on out-of-pocket prescription drug costs for seniors in the Medicare program. A new corporate minimum tax to ensure big businesses pay their share. And billions leftover to pay down federal deficits. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

After a summer break, Congress has a lot on its plate this fall

The House and Senate appropriations packages are far from the only priority for Congress this fall — and many of the other to-do items have direct impacts…

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Debt Limit

Why the debt ceiling deal is not quite the defense windfall it seems to be

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AP Poll Polarization

Budget talks for 2024 are rocking, raising talk of a government you-know-what

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Congress Debt Limit

Regular business, like your agency’s budget, is coming back to life in Congress

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Head shot of Larry Allen

Now that the debt ceiling debate has been settled, it’s back to business as usual for contractors, right?

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What does the latest debt ceiling deal mean for federal agencies?

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. Lawmakers are increasingly looking at boosting the IRS to help pay for infrastructure improvements. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS faces $20B cut from modernization fund under debt ceiling agreement

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Debt Limit

Biden and McCarthy reach a final deal to avoid US default and now must sell it to Congress

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National Debt Fact Focus

Agencies know what to do during a government shutdown, but default is new territory

A federal judge in Massachusetts will hear oral arguments next Wednesday in a lawsuit that argues both that federal employees must be paid even if Congress…

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Nah, debt default won’t stop Social Security checks

Treasury has a way to ensure continuity of Social Security benefits payments without the need to raise the debt ceiling

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TSP

Feds focus on TSP’s future, as Uncle Sam steps toward financial cliff

In today’s Federal Newscast: Investors worry about TSP’s future, if the government defaults on it debt obligations. Marines are spending more time in basic training. And the Thrift Savings Plan makes room for the new Office of Participant Experience.

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