President Donald Trump’s signature on a two-year spending agreement and six-week continuing resolution ended an hours-long government shutdown Friday morning.
The federal retirement system, called FERS, was under heavy political assault in 2017? What are the chances this will continue into 2018?
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.
A highly-respected New York financial writer predicted that the U.S. stock market was long overdue for a correction of the type we saw on Monday.
Ahead of the president’s fiscal 2019 budget request, set for release next Monday, the National Treasury Employees Union is warning its members of familiar proposals that may reappear.
Will Congress pass another CR or shutdown the government again? Federal News Radio survey results show feds pessimistic about either outcome.
Host Bob Leins welcomes Tom O’Rourke, Esquire to talk about a number of significant changes that affect individual taxpayers in 2018 and beyond.
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.
Big changes are coming to the Thrift Saving Plan. Kim Weaver, director of External Affairs for the TSP, joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to talk about the changes, which include making it easier for participants to make withdrawals from their accounts. February 7, 2018.
Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced a bill to expand federal expedited hiring authority for military spouses. He hopes the bill will be folded into the 2019 defense authorization bill.
Giving agencies better access to accurate, timely death records could help curb improper payments to deceased employees.
Retirement claims surged in January, holding true to the pattern seen in previous years.
Congress probably won’t have enough time to pass a budget before this Thursday’s deadline. But what will happen?