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.
Top Senate leaders close in on a bipartisan agreement to avert a government shutdown.
If you’ve been a government employee for more than month, you know what a shutdown is, and if you haven’t just wait.
The House passed a six-week extension for civilian agencies and full-year appropriations for the Defense Department. The Senate is nearing a two-year spending cap deal.
With new legislation, Americans could find it more difficult to know the calorie counts of some items on restaurant menus.
Here we are, barely three weeks after the last shutdown, and already staring down the next. What do you think will happen this time?
A fifth continuing resolution this fiscal year doesn’t bode well for members of the local federal contracting community, which told House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) the previous four CRs have already cost them time, money and talent.
Should federal workers be worried that there will be another shutdown? And if there is another one, what do feds need to know?
Margot Conrad from the Partnership for Public Service shares ideas with excepted employees and managers on how to survive, without pay, during a shutdown.
Senators seem as far apart as ever on fiscal budget talks. But will Tuesday’s State of the Union address help avert a shutdown, or hurt even more?
The last mini-shutdown may have felt to many like the tremors before an earthquake, according to Federal News Radio’s Tom Temin.
The Office of Personnel Management is instructing agencies to recredit lost time to federal employees’ leave banks and pay overtime, night differential and premium pay as if the most recent three-day government shutdown never happened.
Although the Saturday-Sunday-Monday mini-shutdown is history, it’s impact may be around a long, long time, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Federal Drive Host Tom Temin and Executive Editor Jason Miller discuss the recent government shutdown and the chances of it happening again in a few weeks.