The government is still closed and some federal employees are furloughed. Nicole Ogrysko explains what federal employees could expect today.
Shutdown continues into workweek, as Senate talks drag on
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls for cloture vote on a bill to reopen the government through Feb. 8.
The Defense Department says TRICARE will continue to operate, but it’s expecting a few issues.
Several other members have asked the chief administrative officer to withhold their congressional salaries during the government shutdown or have said they’ll donate pay to charity.
Businessman-turned-president who wrote the book on dealmaking comes up short ahead of government shutdown
Congressional Democrats and Republicans are waiting for each other to blink over the government shutdown
OMB issued a memo Saturday directing agencies to conduct an orderly shutdown.
Bitterly divided Congress fails to stave off government shutdown
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is accusing President Donald Trump of reneging on a deal he thought they had neared on immigration and spending
The Senate could only muster 50 votes, not 60, to invoke cloture to end debate on the continuing resolution to keep the government open.
Among the differences this year: some commissaries could remain open, travel polices get more restrictive.
Continuing resolutions temporarily evade shutdowns, but they may also hurt the Department of Defense’s readiness long-term.
With the deadline to avert a government shutdown coming down to the wire, several major agencies have announced their plans to stay open, even if Congress fails to pass to a stopgap spending bill.