Eleanor Holmes Norton

The Capitol is seen at dawn as a consequential week begins in Washington for President Joe Biden and Democratic leaders in Congress who are trying to advance his $3.5 trillion

Bereavement leave for feds, a new ‘digital corps,’ and more highlights from House NDAA

The National Defense Authorization Act is often a grab-bag of sorts for members looking to easily address other legislative priorities with a bill that’s…

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House Democrats seek expansion of paid leave program for federal employees

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(Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)A voter stands on a social distance marker outside the Washington County Election Center in Hagerstown, Md., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, for the first day of in-person early voting. (Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)

2020 roundup: Most key lawmakers for feds keep congressional seats

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CIO reporting, working capital funds remain outliers in agency IT modernization progress

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House Democrats call for retroactive expansion of paid parental leave to federal employees

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DHS reminds agencies how to secure networks during the telework age

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Lawmakers begin the push for a 3.5% federal pay raise in 2021

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FILE - This Oct. 24, 2016 file photo shows dollar bills in New York. After you pay your bills in 2020, will there be any money left for relaxation and entertainment? Will you be able to take a vacation this year? How much can you afford to spend on clothes? These questions may come to mind as you think about your money plans for the new year, but there’s a way to budget for fun in 2020. Financial pros share tips for how to achieve balance in your budget using the 50/30/20 rule and other financial techniques.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Sequestration to have no effect on agency spending in 2020

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Congressional Budget Office says agencies will not have to cut their spending because of sequestration in fiscal 2020,…

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DC congresswoman asks Park Service about money owed to District for shutdown help

In today’s Federal Newscast, Washington, D.C., Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton is wants an update from the National Parks Service on its plan to reimburse the…

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House investigation into Coast Guard harassment policies turns up whistleblower retaliation, lack of accountability

An 18 month congressional investigation turned up multiple instances of whistleblower retaliation at the Coast Guard, failures on the part of leadership to conduct meaningful investigations into allegations of harassment and bullying, and a general lack of accountability.

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