The House has passed its own continuing resolution that would fund all of government through Feb. 8 and provide $5 billion toward the southern border. The CR is reportedly a tough sell in the Senate, setting up further anxiety and uncertainty ahead of Friday’s partial shutdown deadline.
A coalition of House Democrats from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia are calling on congressional leadership to change course on the president’s proposed federal pay freeze.
Democratic House lawmakers, together with the largest federal employee union, have called on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to step down amid a growing number of federal investigations.
AFGE members said they won’t back down until the Education Department agrees to return to the bargaining table.
Not all lawmakers are behind Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s recent decision to overhaul the department.
Military personnel will get their next paycheck in full, but things are a little more complicated for DoD civilian employees.
Essential employees will still go to work, but everyone else will be sitting at home.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with the possibility of a government shutdown growing, members of Congress want to make sure federal employees and the members of the military receive reimbursement.
House Republicans are discussing a new plan that would extend the continuing resolution through Jan. 19. This version would not fund the Defense Department through the rest of fiscal 2018, as originally discussed.
Seven House Democrats and five Republicans are asking President Donald Trump to consider giving all civilian federal employees the same 2.4 percent pay raise that military members are expected to get in 2018.