The House joins the Senate this week in getting back to work in Washington. The prospects for a continuing resolution to take effect October 1 are looking good. But that’s about all that looks good.
Postmaster General Louis Dejoy is facing tough questions from lawmakers less than a week after he agreed to postpone operational changes.
As Congress debates, to put it politely, what if anything should be in a next pandemic relief legislation, some members are starting to ask if they and their staffs ought to be tested for the pesky germ.
Congress will be debating pandemic relief legislation as the Senate works to craft a bill likely to be very different from what the House has already passed.
Federal offices are reopening, sort of. Many employees are confused by the phasing and worried there’ll be enough supplies and separation for safety.Federal offices are reopening, sort of. Many employees are confused by the phasing and worried there’ll be enough supplies and separation for safety.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill head into another week of trying to find a consensus on next steps for reopening, or not, parts of the country.
Communities around the country are starting to ramp up reopen efforts, for better or worse. Just the same, Congress is trying to find its footing again as well.
The Senate returns this week with coronavirus related oversight hearings high on the agenda, while the House is tied up over whether you can have a virtual quorum.
For some of the prospects, WTOP congressional correspondent Mitchell Miller joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
At least one Congressman doesn’t like the administration’s guidance for reopening federal offices as Congress starts thinking about the next relief package.