In today's Federal Newscast, a new report from the Office of Management and Budget weighs the costs and benefits of federal regulations.
Preparing the president's most recent budget request was particularly challenging for the Office of Management and Budget this year.
Should federal workers be worried that there will be another shutdown? And if there is another one, what do feds need to know?
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls for cloture vote on a bill to reopen the government through Feb. 8.
OMB issued a memo Saturday directing agencies to conduct an orderly shutdown.
The Senate could only muster 50 votes, not 60, to invoke cloture to end debate on the continuing resolution to keep the government open.
The Office of Management and Budget told agencies to begin sending employees informal notices about their work status by the end of Friday. Formal notices detailing their "excepted" or "furloughed" status should come over the weekend and into Monday.
Though the Office of Management and Budget Friday morning said the president is "actively working to prevent a shutdown," OMB Director Mick Mulvaney said that if it happens, a government shutdown will look much different than the 16-day lapse in 2013 during the Obama administration.
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) has asked the Office of Special Counsel to investigate the details of Leandra English's move from a political post at the Office of Personnel Management to a career role at CFPB towards the end of the Obama administration.
In today's Federal Newscast, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney is pushing for a clean funding bill before the current continuing resolution expires on Jan. 19.
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) sent a letter to Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, requesting copies of each agency’s reorganization proposal by Jan. 3.
Emily Murphy, a former senior adviser to the General Services Administration's acting administrator and longtime expert on government contracting and procurement policy on Capitol Hill, took over as GSA's permanent director on Tuesday.
An original Congressional sin sets up a brawl over CFPB.
The Office of Management and Budget submitted an additional $44 billion request for disaster relief spending in fiscal 2018. To help offset new spending, the Trump administration wants Congress to find new offsets at civilian agencies.