In today’s Federal Newscast, Senate Democrats said more than 300,000 federal employees will be furloughed if Congress can’t come to a deal on seven remaining appropriation bills.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Integrated Digital Experience Act calls for digitizing government processes and establishing minimum standards for federal websites.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with the threat of a government shutdown looming, the National Treasury Employees Union is pleading with Congress to pass the seven remaining appropriations bills.
Come January, Democrats will control the House while Republicans will control the Senate and the White House. So at least two years of divided government are expected.
The election wasn’t really a referendum on federal employees but they had a lot at stake. Margot Conrad, director of Federal Workforce Programs at the Partnership for Public Service, offered her perspective.
Regardless of which political party wins today’s midterm election, federal workers are in relatively good shape.
Ira Shapiro, a former senior Senate staff member and trade negotiator, said the Senate is broken, with party lines having become something of a border wall.
Can the large number of federal workers in low-voter turnout cities and districts make the difference in next Tuesday’s congressional and gubernatorial elections? Many federal and postal union leaders think and hope so.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee forwarded the the Federal Information Systems Safeguards Act, which gives agency leaders the authority to prohibit certain websites.
In today’s Federal Newscast, 28 Senators signed on to a resolution to keep the U.S. Postal Service a federal entity.