Congress is further along in the annual appropriations process than it usually is at this point in August, but that doesn’t mean contractors should drop planning for the possibility of a government shutdown.
The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act is mostly about Defense Department matters but at more than 1,000 pages it contains provisions for all federal agencies.
Jeff Neal, former CHCO at DHS, says that the new hiring authority included in the 2019 NDAA is not a bad idea.
The Senate is returning to Washington this week instead of going on its scheduled recess. But will it actually get anything done?
The Information Security Oversight Office’s annual report offers 13 recommendations for how to handle classified information.
The new Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said several new people will be taking top-level leadership positions at the agency shortly. Pamela Powers will be the department’s new chief of staff and Chris Syrek will be VA’s deputy chief of staff.
President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain after delivering remarks that failed to mention the ailing senator
Agencies got a big boost in appropriations midway through the fiscal year, making it harder than usual for them to write contracts to spend all of their appropriated funds.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says Customs and Border Protection is not factoring in certain factors when determining the cost for the proposed wall at the U.S. southern border.
Jeff Neal offers some ideas for spending left-over budget money in a way that may benefit the taxpayers and the government workers who serve them.
Federal News Radio reporters Nicole Ogrysko and Jory Heckman join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss what’s happening and not happening with pay, shutdowns and appropriations on Capitol Hill.
The Treasury Department’s Bureau of Fiscal Service lays out ambitious goals to strengthen the central processes of disbursing, collections, reporting and administrative services.
If the surprise pay raise approved by the Senate makes it through the White House, what would it put in your wallet? We’re looking at what’s happening and not happening with pay, shutdowns and appropriations on Capitol Hill.
Alan Balutis, a senior director and distinguished fellow for Cisco Systems U.S. Public Sector, makes the case for why agencies should take some year-end spending and save it for IT modernization efforts.