The funding bill introduced by House Democrats to end the shutdown zeroes out a popular program among the federal IT community.
After about two years of temporary officials, with tech problems piling up, the Office of Information and Technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs finally lands a Senate-confirmed leader.
Democrats will vote on an appropriations package to reopen all the federal agencies shuttered during the partial shutdown, but the lack of wall funding will likely means the measure won't get a vote in the Senate.
With shutdown talks at an impasse, the White House finalized plans to freeze federal pay at 2018 levels.
House members have been told to expect no further votes this week, which puts the first paycheck of 2019 at risk for thousands of federal employees.
A partial government shutdown took effect at midnight. House and Senate lawmakers plan to resume business at noon on Saturday, 12 hours into the appropriations lapse.
House Democrats will likely push new election security legislation in 2019, but obstacles remain in the Senate and the White House.
Lawmakers are hurtling toward a partial government shutdown on Friday, as Trump and House conservatives dig in on wall funding.
New legislation would establish an interagency council with broad authority to develop rules of the road for federal supply chain security.
In the coming year, GSA will tackle the multiple complexities of launching an e-commerce acquisition platform from scratch.
It's still not clear if President Trump will agree to punt a confrontation on funding for the border wall until February, when Democrats control the House of Representatives.
A change in the political control of the House of Representatives could mean more leverage for federal unions and a focus on workforce policies that both sides of the aisle can support.
White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders said at her afternoon briefing that the president had tasked agency heads with finding money that can be reprogrammed for the wall as part of a possible plan to pass appropriations bills and avoid a partial government shutdown.
With multiple cabinet agencies set to run out of discretionary funding on Friday, it may take a new session of Congress to end a stalemate over border wall funding.
Russian influence operations aimed at the U.S. electorate were more widespread than previously known and remain ongoing to this day, according to two new reports.
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