When it comes to avoiding wasteful spending in government, avoiding government shutdowns stands out as some of the lowest-hanging fruit.
The House Appropriations Committee approved a fiscal 2020 spending bill provision that would restore the IRS’s streamlined critical pay authority until September 2023.
A 3.1% federal pay raise in 2020 is another step closer to reality, as appropriators on Tuesday advanced the proposal to the full House for a vote.
In today’s Federal Newscast, funding to support the Interior Department’s plans to reorganize its bureaus and management functions into 12 unified regions across the country is absent from the House 20-20 appropriations bill.
It will be late this year, probably November or December, before active and retired federal workers find out how much extra money they may have next year.
The House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee included a pay raise for civilian employees in its 2020 spending bill.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Management and Budget is expressing its displeasure with the early versions of appropriations bills coming out of the House committee.
House appropriators want to prevent the Pentagon from spending money to information to the JEDI Cloud contract until it meets several conditions.
The 2020 Defense budget proposed by the House appropriations committee is much lower than the Trump administration wanted.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office has provided Congress with some best practices when it comes to dealing with federal whistleblowers.