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How three agencies cope with funding uncertainty under continuing resolutions

Programs at HHS, USDA and the Education Department remained fairly steady during continuing resolutions, GAO found.

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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo a U.S. Department of Homeland Security plaque is displayed a podium as international passengers arrive at Miami international Airport where they are screened by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami. The damned-if-you-pay-damned-if-you-don’t dilemma on ransomware payments has left U.S. officials fumbling about how to respond. While the Biden administration “strongly discourages” paying, it recognizes that failing to pay would be suicidal for some victims. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

DHS puts the kibosh on saying ‘pilot’ as it deals with new congressional reporting requirements

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What the House appropriations bill means for a federal pay raise

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Defense funding topline up in the air for 2023 after committees release bills

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Union representing DoD civilians has big objection to next year’s budget proposal

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FILE - Sunlight shines on the U.S. House of Representatives and Capitol dome on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 21, 2022. In good times or bad, U.S. presidents come to Congress with a diagnosis that hardly differs over the decades. In their State of the Union speeches, they declare “the state of our union is strong,” or words very much like it. Whatever phrase President Joe Biden uses in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, American unity and strength are being sharply tested on multiple fronts.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Senate passes $1.5T omnibus spending deal seeking state of the federal workforce updates

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Crackdown in the works against acquisition fraud and misconduct

In today’s Federal Newscast, Air Force contracting officials and law enforcement have agreed to crackdown on acquisition fraud. The State Department is…

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)This May 4, 2021, photo shows a sign outside the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

House committee supports higher IRS budget to reverse ‘chronic underfunding’

The House Appropriations Committee is planning to give the IRS a topline budget next year in line with the Biden administration’s multi-year plan.

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House appropriators formally endorse Biden’s 2022 federal pay proposal

House members are silent on federal pay in their 2022 draft appropriations bill, meaning they’ll defer to the president’s recommendation for a 2.7% raise for employees next year.

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