The new report includes 22 recommendations, including the creation of a National Secure Data Service, and asking Congress to lift certain bans on data use and collection.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says although the odds of a government shutdown this month seem to be diminishing, many federal workers are still on high alert.
When we talk about a government shutdown and its consequences, the truth is that we are actually talking about a pretend shutdown — the political theater version.
A shutdown directly affects almost the entire federal workforce. After the 2013 shutdown, most people assumed the Congress would never go there again. Why would they?
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.
Who has the shorter attention span, your typical Washington politician or the guppy swimming around in your bowl?
President Donald Trump once again threatened the possibility of a government shutdown, this time over funding for the construction of a wall along the southern border.
A new sequestration update determined defense discretionary spending would need to be cut by $72.4 billion in fiscal 2018 based on the House appropriations bills.
Federal employees still recovering financially from the 2013 furloughs can relax a little, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Depending on whose calendar you use, members of Congress have about 44 working days left between Labor Day and the end of 2017.
Budget experts say it’s only prudent for federal contractors to start preparing now for a possible government shutdown on Oct. 1.
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.
President Donald Trump voices his displeasure over the $1 trillion budget deal for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2017 and suggests a shutdown might be in order if the 2018 elections don’t favor Republicans.
Congressional Republicans and Democrats reach hard-won agreement on huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill to keep government open