Budget

GovExec Daily: A New Factor in the Negotiations to Avert a Shutdown

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the latest news about the upcoming government funding deadline.

GovExec Daily: Is Another CR on the Horizon?

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss spending bill negotiations in Congress.

Senate Appropriators Endorse Biden’s 2.7% Pay Raise for Feds in 2022

Spending bills unveiled by Senate Democrats Monday were silent on the issue of federal employee compensation, potentially clearing the way for President Biden’s plan.

Senate Democrats Unveil 2022 Spending Bills With Big Boosts for Agencies, Without GOP Support

The two parties remain firmly divided on appropriations levels ahead of a Dec. 3 shutdown deadline.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Could Become a Factor in Winning Government Contracts

The Biden administration is looking to use procurement and the budget process to tackle the climate crisis. 

U.S. to Avoid Default as House Passes Bill to Kick Crisis to December

Congressional leaders have yet to spell out how they will avoid potential delayed paychecks for feds in the long term.

Analysis: The U.S. Is Politically Bankrupt

For political reasons, powerful people don’t want the country to pay its bills. History shows all that could go wrong.

Senate Votes to Punt Debt Crisis to December After Lawmakers Strike Deal

Congressional leaders have yet to spell out how they will avoid potential delayed paychecks for feds in the long term.

A Debt Default Could Mean Furloughs or IOUs for Federal Employees

There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding what would happen to agency operations and employees' compensation if the Treasury is unable to pay all of its bills.

GovExec Daily: The Shutdown Was Averted… For Now

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the continuing resolution and debt ceiling negotiations.

Biden Signs Shutdown-Averting Stopgap Spending Bill

Lawmakers have punted the shutdown threat for nine weeks, but a potential debt default looms.

GovExec Daily: What Feds Need to Know About a Potential Shutdown

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss pay and benefits in case a funding lapse occurs.

Contracting Community Braces for Possible Government Shutdown

Government funding runs out on September 30 if Congress fails to act. 

Biden Administration Appears to Take a Furlough Approach Similar to Trump's as Shutdown Nears

The White House has yet to say if it will employ the same drastic tactics to keep some agencies fully operational during a funding lapse.