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Eric Katz

Senior Correspondent

Eric Katz
Eric Katz writes about federal agency operations and management. His deep coverage of Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Postal Service has earned him frequent guest spots on national radio and television news programs. Eric joined Government Executive in the summer of 2012 and previously worked for The Financial Times. He is a graduate of The George Washington University.
Workforce

Feds' vaccine mandate enforcement could be days away, but agencies are not yet prepping

The clock is ticking on a federal court to either hear another appeal on Biden's mandate or allow the administration to resume suspensions and firings.

Congress

Senate passes $1.5T funding bill

Domestic agencies will see a collective 6.7% budget increase as lawmakers avoid shutdown.

Congress

The House approves a 6.7% full-year domestic spending increase, and another CR

The Senate must act on the stopgap measure by Friday to avoid a shutdown, before taking up the omnibus spending package.

Workforce

The White House shares new details on plan to bring more feds back in April

Agencies across government will take on new responsibilities and offer more in-person services under Biden's new COVID-19 preparedness plan.

Workforce

Biden uses the State of the Union to call feds back to the office

The president lays out new tasks for agencies in his address, along with ideas for where that work should take place.

Congress

Congress is heading toward yet another stopgap spending bill this week to avoid a shutdown

A measure to fund agencies through March 11 will allow appropriators to get over the finish line on full-year spending, top House Democrat says.