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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is facing a challenge from one of her caucus’s disgruntled younger members as Democrats in the chamber face another two years in the minority
Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to keep the government operating through Dec. 9 and provide $1.1 billion in long-delayed funding to battle the Zika virus
Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, top House aides said Wednesday, clearing the way for a spending bill needed to keep the government running until December.
Not many bills pass the House unanimously. But this one did and in the Senate. It would make federal agencies help native American tribes establish the infrastructure they need to support rising tourism. Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) sponsored the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what the bill would do.
A new bill in the House would take a novel approach to increasing the numbers of women and minorities in high ranking positions in the Defense Department, both uniformed and civilian. It would use grants to fund organizations devoted to leadership development and mentoring. The sponsor of the bill, Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas), joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more.
A Republican-run House committee has voted along party lines to censure the IRS commissioner
An early draft of a fiscal 2017 spending bill aims to deliver more severe cuts to the Internal Revenue Service, and would prevent the agency from enforcing provisions in the Affordable Care Act.
Congress, back from its Memorial Day recess, is taking an unorthodox approach to re-opening its 2017 budget debates. At least in the House, not much looks normal, or even like it did six months ago. David Hawkings, senior editor at Roll Call, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin on what to expect.
Angry House conservatives vote down a routine spending bill Thursday in a fight over gay rights, underscoring the passions surrounding a social issue that is dividing the Republican Party and the nation in this election year
A $37 billion bill to fund the Energy Department and water projects for the upcoming budget year has crashed in the House, scuttled by a fight over LGBT rights
For the first time in over 100 years, the Cannon House Office Building is undergoing a major renovation. The whole process will take approximately 10 years to complete.
Less than a month after opening a governmentwide investigation into federal employees’ pay, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is taking a closer look at agency bonuses to rank-and-file federal workers and members of the Senior Executive Service.
The clocks have sprung forward and so has Congress. This week, with the House back in session, a lot is going on that could affect federal agencies. For a roundup, Federal Drive with Tom Temin checked in with Bloomberg Government reporter Erik Wasson.
Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas) chairs the subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science. For nearly a year, he’s been pushing a bill to re-do NASA’s management structure. He spoke with Federal News Radio’s Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about it.