The temporary rules change would allow voting by proxy, which would enable some members to designate a colleague to vote for them if they can’t return to Capitol Hill safely to cast their vote in person.
In today’s Federal Newscast, dead people are getting coronavirus stimulus payments, and a bipartisan group of lawmakers asks the Treasury Department, IRS and Social Security Administration what they can do to stop it.
House leaders have unveiled a $1.4 trillion government-wide spending package that’s carrying an unusually large load of unrelated provisions
Lawmakers are working to continue their efforts to protect the identities of feds endangered by the OPM data breaches, cut spending by $15 billion, and improve the online presence of federal agencies.
The House passed a six-week extension for civilian agencies and full-year appropriations for the Defense Department. The Senate is nearing a two-year spending cap deal.
A fifth continuing resolution this fiscal year doesn’t bode well for members of the local federal contracting community, which told House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) the previous four CRs have already cost them time, money and talent.
Just days before the expiration of the latest continuing resolution, Navy officials say the last several years of budgeting-by-CR have already wasted $4 billion.
Senate lawmakers let a third set of amendments to be added to the Defense Authorization bill, including the Modernizing Government Technology Act.
Some Republicans are joining about 100 House Democrats in voicing their opposition to the president’s proposed changes to federal retirement.
The Cloud Center of Excellence this week will release a draft best practices guide that will give agency contracting officers, chief information officers and CFOs a new way of thinking about and buying cloud services.