Roll Call

  • Issa’s transparency character on Twitter

    An aide to House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa has created a series of online videos about government waste featuring a character called Terry Transparency, Roll Call reports (article available subscription only). The…

  • The end of CRs?

    John Stanton, House reporter at Roll Call, talks about whether some lawmakers’ hope for no more CRs is really a possibility.

  • Proposed law creates more checks for feds’ credit card purchases

    Paul Singer, investigative editor at Roll Call, discusses the provisions of the Government Charge Card Abuse Prevention Act.

  • Supercommittee hits brick wall

    Humberto Sanchez, Senate reporter at Roll Call, has an update from the Hill.

  • After Senate appropriations vote, next steps in budget process

    Jessica Brady is a staff writer for Roll Call.

  • Congressional leadership gets in mix of supercommittee negotiations

    Emily Pierce is Senate editor at Roll Call.

  • David Hawkings, Senior Editor, Roll Call

    Congress is back in session starting this afternoon and its schedule this week makes it look like the budget is on their minds. David Hawkings, senior editor at Roll Call and host of the Hawkings Here blog, talks to In Depth with Francis Rose about the upcoming budget battles.

  • David Hawkings, Senior Editor, Roll Call

    The cave outside Boyers, Pa., is well known inside gederal government service. That huge Washington Post story last weekend isn’t news to anyone inside the federal space. Several attempts to fix the system wound up dead on arrival. David Hawkings, senior editor of Roll Call, writes the system at Boyers isn’t likely to change any time soon.

  • David Hawkings, Senior Editor, Roll Call

    Hitting a July 4th deadline for your agency’s budget bill is getting tighter because Congress isn’t going to be around much between now and then. David Hawkings, senior editor at Roll Call, tells In Depth with Francis Rose the hearing and markup list is long this week.

  • David Hawkings, Senior Editor, Roll Call

    Another in a series of executive orders that affect the way vendors sell to the Federal government may be imminent. Pressure is mounting on President Obama to act the same way he acted on the minimum wage contractors pay employees and the amounts contractors pay men and women doing the same job. David Hawkings, senior editor of Roll Call, writes about the third area on his Hawkings Here blog and tells In Depth with Francis Rose the contracting regulation trifecta may come in very soon.