With a possible governmentwide shutdown just 58 days away, survivors of previous time-outs are remembering how they coped, if they were ordered not to work, or to go to work without the guarantee of getting paid.
Yesterday Mike Causey asked people to revisit the ghosts of shutdowns past and remember how they handled the financial and emotional strain. Shutdowns can be traumatic financially, but some feds said they turned them into a vacation.
Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-Va.) said the security clearance backlog has reached an untenable point. He and his committee members are keeping an eye on the backlog.
Unusually, the Senate is moving faster than the House this year on appropriations bills for 2019.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service says millenials received significantly less mail in 2017 than the year before. Meanwhile Mitch McConnell said he has no plans to shut down the government over President Trump’s push for border wall funds.
How many shutdowns have you been through? How did you get by? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wants to know.
President Donald Trump says he would have “no problem” shutting down the federal government if Congress won’t provide more money for border security
What are the chances of a government shutdown in fiscal year 2019? Find out when Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. July 9, 2018
In today’s Federal Newscast, wary of another last-minute budget deal, seven Republican senators asked Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to expedite floor consideration of funding bills and nominees before the end of the fiscal year.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday in an effort to build institutional capabilities to drive IT modernization.
House Speaker Paul Ryan encouraged President Donald Trump to sign the big spending bill into law in a call early Friday
Feds may be harder to fire but the private sector is largely protected from furloughs or the government shutdowns that have plagued their public sector counterparts.
Congressional leaders have finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill that substantially boosts military and domestic spending
Congressional bargainers have announced a bipartisan $1.3 trillion budget deal financing government agencies for the rest of this federal fiscal year