Guest commentator Jeff Neal explains why his long-time optimism about working for the federal government may be fading if another shutdown happens this month or in October.
For the past few months many federal workers hoped against hope that they would get a bonus holiday today from the White House. And they got it, sort of.
The Navy tells the Senate Armed Services Committee that a change in funding could hurt its trajectory on readiness.
Coming off the end of a period of sequestrations, some defense experts are worried that innovation has taken a backseat.
Federal Managers Association President Renee Johnson and FMA Government and Public Affairs Director Greg Stanford join host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn to discuss what their organization is doing to help secure a 1.9 percent pay raise for white collar feds. September 26, 2018
With 43 days until the midterm elections and five days from the fiscal new year, a 1.9 percent pay raise for white collar feds is looking good.
In today's Federal Newscast, a new report from the Veterans Affairs Department's inspector general finds VBA improperly processed and denied some 1,300 military sexual trauma claims in 2017.
In today's Federal Newscast, acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie urges Congress to take action to permanently fund the Veterans Choice program.
In today's Federal Newscast, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations and Environment Lucian Niemeyer tells members of Congress about how six years of sequestration effected military buildings.
In today's Federal Newscast, while Congress has adjusted spending caps to allow increases in spending, the Congressional Budget Office warns agencies will have to make cuts again if the caps aren't adjusted beyond 2019.
In his first State of the Union, President Donald Trump highlights VA’s success with removing 1,500 employees under the June 2017 law.
Congress is trying to avert a shutdown, but some are concerned a continuing resolution could trigger sequestration.
In most of the recent political death matches on Capitol Hill, defense spending was at the center of the fight. This time it's immigration. Still, the threat of a shutdown and a lack of resolution over defense priorities has a lot of Washington nervous. Todd Harrison, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin there's more talk about holding out on passing another short-term continuing resolution until some of the key issues are resolved.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says we dodged a couple shutdown threats last year but now the clock is ticking again and its set to go off January 19.