Senate Sends Shutdown-Averting $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill to Trump's Desk

President Trump is expected to sign the massive funding measure into law.

Federal Spending Bill a Boon for State and Local Law Enforcement, Opioid Programs

But sheriffs and police chiefs want requirements put in place that will prevent states from siphoning off much-needed funds, especially for treatment.


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See How Much Your Agency's Spending Would Increase Under the 2018 Omnibus

Almost every agency would see a boost under the deal reached by lawmakers on Wednesday evening.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks to reporters March 22 about the massive government spending bill moving through Congress.

Omnibus Puts Kibosh on White House Efforts to Unilaterally Reorganize Agencies, Shed Workers

Provisions would block office closures, prevent workforce reductions.

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Why the FBI Fires People for 'Lack of Candor'

FBI employees are required to adhere to an ethical standard that includes an affirmative duty to offer relevant information to internal investigators.

As part of the Beam Experiments Aboard Rocket project, this neutral particle beam accelerator was launched from White Sands in July 1989 to an altitude of 200 kilometers (124 miles), operated successfully in space in July, 1989.

Pentagon’s New Arms-Research Chief Eyes Space-Based Ray Guns

Neutral-particle beams, a concept first tried in the 1980s, may get a fresh look under Michael Griffin.

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Follow These Steps to a Smoother Retirement

Tips for helping facilitate the processing of your application.

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What Government Really Can Learn from Business

Some agencies have begun to embrace disciplined innovation; others should follow.

House Approves Massive Federal Spending Bill, Giving Senate One Day to Avoid Shutdown

President Trump would sign the measure into law, the White House said Thursday.

Kellyanne Conway Edges Toward Accepting the Job of Communications Director

The counselor to the president had resisted Trump’s previous entreaties, but is now considering replacing Hope Hicks on an interim basis.

Play of the Day: Trump's Staff Gives Him Notes in His Native Tongue

According to leaks coming out of the White House, the president's staff write him notes in all caps.

Washington-Area Federal Offices to Open Two Hours Late Following Snowstorm

Thursday's delayed opening follows a closure on Wednesday.