In today’s Federal Newscast, Senate Democrats said more than 300,000 federal employees will be furloughed if Congress can’t come to a deal on seven remaining appropriation bills.
Congress is considering whether to give feds a 1.9 percent pay raise in January. And the president has yet to decide or at least announce his decision whether to give nonemergency federal workers a bonus holiday on Christmas Eve.
A leading Republican on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has expressed interest in taking a closer look at spending that’s on “autopilot,” and not ordinarily part of the annual congressional appropriations process.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, shared potential obstacles for government contractors on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
In today’s Federal Newscast, officials with the Defense Department’s Office of Inspector General said they’ve had much more success with a new alternative dispute resolution process.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with the threat of a government shutdown looming, the National Treasury Employees Union is pleading with Congress to pass the seven remaining appropriations bills.
The possibility of a Dec. 7 partial government shutdown is another good reason feds and especially retired government workers should pick their 2019 health plan ASAP.
Congress has approved a bill keeping the government open through Dec. 7, as lawmakers move to avert a government shutdown looming in less than five days
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said he’s confident President Trump will sign a “minibus” package of 2019 spending bills, despite threats to veto in the last round of budget talks.
Storm watchers’ biggest fear is that, like Hurricane Harvey last year, the giant Florence will slow almost to walking speed and dump feet of water on the East Coast, where the ground is already saturated.