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.
NARFE's Jessica Klement joins host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn to discuss efforts by her organization and others to protect federal worker's retirement benefits. January 10, 2017
Amid the threat of sequestration following the passage of President Donald Trump's tax reform bill, a bloc of House Democrats has warned House leadership of freezing federal employees' pay or reducing their benefits as a way to offset tax cuts.
A new analysis of DoD contract data shows serious impacts across the Defense industrial base because of spending cuts, including indications that thousands of firms exited the industry entirely.
A key House Republican has unveiled a measure to deliver a huge budget increase to the Pentagon and prevent a government shutdown at the end of next week.
Just days before the expiration of the latest continuing resolution, Navy officials say the last several years of budgeting-by-CR have already wasted $4 billion.
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.
If Congress passes the budgets Federal News Radio has been hearing about, it could trigger sequestration.
A majority of federal employees who took a Federal News Radio survey said the president's recent threats of a government shutdown had them feeling more concerned than usual.
Federal employees still recovering financially from the 2013 furloughs can relax a little, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Congressional Budget Office reiterated its earlier findings that discretionary spending will not bust established budget caps this fiscal year.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says sequestration is the ultimate boogeyman under the bed in this federally oriented town, where furloughs and government shutdowns can and do happen.
The House passed a "minibus" of 2018 spending bills before leaving town for a month-long recess. Budget experts say the possibility of sequestration isn't the only reason why the minibus has little chance of survival.
Defending his department’s $52 billion budget increase for the first time on Capitol Hill this week, Defense Secretary James Mattis ran into heavy skepticism from the committee members who might normally be his most natural allies for a Pentagon plus-up.