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Shutdown ends with three-week stopgap deal

President Trump announced a deal with Congress to fund the government while negotiations for border security priorities take place.

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Patriot Act updates lurk for Congress

The upcoming expiration of a handful of key provisions in the Patriot Act at the end of the year could set up another battle in Congress over the size and scope of U.S. surveillance authorities.

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DHS faces immediate and long-term problems from the shutdown

The shutdown is having lasting effects on the mission at the Department of Homeland Security, with some effects more evident than others, according to ex-agency officials.

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Legislators look for new ways to pay feds

As furloughed feds and those working without pay face a second missed paycheck, some in Congress are looking for solutions outside of a funding deal.

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Feds, union chief arrested protesting shutdown on Capitol Hill

While lawmakers and the White House traded barbs and remained deadlocked, protesting feds and supporters flooded a Senate office building.

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Second month of furlough brings changes for workforce

Federal agencies shuttered due to the shutdown sent out a second round of furlough notices in recent days, while the Office of Personnel Management updated guidance regarding leave accrual, retirement benefits and health care enrollment.

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Month-long shutdown shows no signs of ending

Furloughed feds and those working without pay face a second payday without a check, as a bid for wall funding from the Trump White House appears dead on arrival in Congress.

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House Dems shutter IT panel

The IT Subcommittee of the Oversight and Reform committee is being folded into Government Operations under Rep. Gerry Connolly.

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TMF gets $25 million in newest House funding bill

The latest appropriations package being proposed by House Democrats includes funding for the Technology Modernization Fund created by the Modernizing Government Technology Act.

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Feds protest shutdown and Senate GOP at Nats Park

Frustration among rank-and-file federal employees is mounting as the shutdown stretches on with no end in sight.


House Dems put spotlight on Census prep

Following the court ruling invalidating the citizenship question on the 2020 census, House Democrats want to ensure the Census Bureau can handle the preparations required in advance of the national count.

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DOD acquisition reform panel looks to sunset Clinger-Cohen

The final report from the Section 809 Panel charged with defense acquisition reform thinks the era of the central CIO might be coming to a close.

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