Lawmakers have spent the last four weeks finalizing appropriations for fiscal 2018, with the intent of packaging all 12 spending bills into one omnibus.
If you went to bed at a decent hour last Thursday night, you missed the great 8-hour government stealth shutdown.
Federal News Radio’s Tom Temin says the new, two-year, topline spending ceiling raised eyebrows even as it raised the coming deficits.
President Donald Trump’s signature on a two-year spending agreement and six-week continuing resolution ended an hours-long government shutdown Friday morning.
Unlike previous two-year, bipartisan budget agreements, the Senate’s latest deal does not use higher federal employee retirement contributions as an offset to a $300 billion spending boost over 2018 and 2019.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report for the Government Accountability Office critiqued the Homeland Security Department’s implementation of the Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act.
As Congress works to avert a government shutdown before midnight Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security says the perennial cycle of shutdowns and short-term continuing resolutions has threatened readiness at the agency.
Will Congress pass another CR or shutdown the government again? Federal News Radio survey results show feds pessimistic about either outcome.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bill to make sure Congressional members use their own money to settle with harassment victims passed the House unanimously.
If you’ve been a government employee for more than month, you know what a shutdown is, and if you haven’t just wait.