Trump stands by demands for funding for a border wall as another round of shutdown talks fail to break impasse
In March, Congress passed legislation requiring all new Congressional Research Service reports to be posted to the organization’s website.
Apart from the confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Cavanaugh, Senators are wrapping up just a few major pieces of legislation before they begin their recess.
Unusually, the Senate is moving faster than the House this year on appropriations bills for 2019.
DoD’s proposed legislation seeks to force contractors to pick either GAO or Court of Federal Claims for bid protests, but not both.
Roll Call’s David Hawkings says Congress returns from a short break with a heavy load – but no legislation in particular stands out.
Recent cases often illustrate how precarious whistleblowers can still be despite several enacted laws to protect their rights.
Want to know how pending legislation could affect your bottom line? Check out our federal employee bill tracker for an at-a-glance update of where each piece of legislation currently stands.
The security of America’s elections is under heavy scrutiny this year. Fear of foreign hackers and insider threats have caused some people to think more should be done to secure the election system. One of those is Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.). He recently spoke with Federal News Radio’s Eric White to discuss two pieces of legislation he’s sponsored to enhance protections.
The policy package the House Armed Services Committee’s Defense bill includes several measures meant to address hazing. Congress and the Government Accountability Office both say DoD hasn’t done enough to track and punish behavior that crosses the line between rites of passage and downright cruelty. Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) is the prime sponsor of the legislation. Her nephew, Harry Lew, took his own life after abuse by fellow Marines. She tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin the military’s first step should be to come up with a common definition of hazing.