Federal agencies will operate as normal on Monday, but the Office of Personnel Management is encouraging feds who work downtown to telecommute, work at an alternate site, or take leave.
Most Americans will watch the Nuclear Security Summit next week on the TV news. Lucky them. But for those of us in the DC area, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, it’s going to be one of those extended gridlocked nightmares we wouldn’t wish on any other city.
As Washington gears up to host a huge gathering of world leaders, you need to be aware that Sunday, Monday and Tuesday the region could see huge traffic disruptions — disruptions like the region has never seen before. Adam Tuss, reporter with sister station WTOP brings us up to speed.
Remember a few years back when a congressional roadblock threatened to shutdown the government and furlough you without pay? Well, the same thing is happening this year except it is no problem and nobody is talking about shutdowns. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says timing is everything.
What does the sea change election mean for federal workers? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says possibilities include a diet-pay raise, possible furloughs with White House backing and a new effort to get rid of poor performers.
Democratic insiders question if anything more than a stopgap spending measure and temporary extension of Bush-era tax cuts can pass. The Hill’s Molly Hooper brings us the latest.
Tom Shoop of Gov Exec explains the possibility of a government shutdown.
Incoming House Speaker John Boehner says his party’s goal is to give the government back to the people. But first, reminds the managing editor of The Hill, they’ll need to figure out a way to fund it in 23 working days or less to avoid a shutdown.
GovExec’s Tom Shoop gives his analysis of what will happen to feds with the upcoming budget battle.
President Obama has threatened to veto a continuing resolution that would fund government through the rest of the fiscal year. The Hill’s Bob Cusack explains how the CR battle has gotten this far.