The 11th hour budget deal left all of us on the edge of our seats. A six-day CR is now in effect and lawmakers say they have a deal to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year, but it still needs to get through both houses of Congress. We spoke with Democratic Congressman Gerry Connolly from Virginia, before the deal was struck. He tells us about the issues worrying his federal employee and government contracting constituents, and gives his take what comes next.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-8 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.