There’s little effect on the public so far, but that will change the longer this partial government shutdown goes on.
In today’s Federal Newscast, while some members of Congress are trying to make sure federal employees can get paid during a potential shutdown, don’t expect every member to feel sorry for them.
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