The partial government shutdown continued Sunday. Congress and the President could not agree on a funding deal to re-open nine federal departments and other government agencies. The shutdown is partial because Congress passed and President Trump signed appropriations for the rest of government months ago. For a status update on the shutdown and its impact […]
Time is running out for 2018 budget appropriations, and federal agencies are starting to feel the pressure. While the offices wait to learn how they can use the money given to them, Congress is dealing with some of its own issues. Some of the biggest roadblocks to passing appropriations are controversial riders attached to the […]
Charlie Clark, senior correspondent for Government Executive, and Jack Fitzpatrick, congressional reporter for Bloomberg Government, discuss the short-term spending deal reached by Congress this week, and its impact on the federal workforce.