GovExec Daily: The Omnibus, the Shutdown Threat and the New Congress

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the latest in the appropriations process.

Lawmakers Announce Bipartisan Breakthrough on Full-Year Omnibus Spending Bill

Several hurdles still remain before the deal is done, including actually writing the funding measures.

Congress Prepares One-Week CR as Lawmakers Announce Progress Toward Full-Year Funding Deal

Agencies face a Friday night shutdown threat, though lawmakers are looking to punt that to just before Christmas.

Democrats Threaten Year-Long Stopgap Measure as Spending Talks Remain at a Standstill

Lawmakers concede a long-term CR would devastate agencies, though a bipartisan breakthrough to avoid a shutdown has proven elusive.

Democrats Are Writing Their Own Omnibus Funding Bill to Avoid a Shutdown

Lawmakers are also floating moving the shutdown deadline to Dec. 23 as a spending agreement remains elusive.

GovExec Daily: Will the Lame Duck Session Prevent a Government Shutdown?

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss Congress and the CR expiring in a few weeks.

What to Watch for in the Lame-Duck Congress

Many of the outstanding issues will have significant impacts on federal agencies and their workforces.

A GOP Showdown Over the Debt Limit Could Grip Congress and the Nation Next Year

Republicans unhappy about government spending may push a federal shutdown

House Delays Shutdown Threat by 10 Weeks After Approving Stopgap Spending Bill

The measure now heads to Biden's desk, who is expected to sign it before the midnight deadline.

Senate Passes Stopgap to Avert Shutdown for 10 Weeks, House Must Still Act

Congress has until late Friday to get measure to the White House for Biden's signature.

Senate Reaches a Deal to Avoid a Shutdown, Punts Threat for 10 Weeks

Lawmakers agree to drop controversial provisions, set up new deadline for lame duck Congress.

The Path to Averting a Shutdown Is Still Unclear, With Just Days Until the Deadline

The Senate is set to vote on a continuing resolution Tuesday that would fund agencies for 10 more weeks, but includes provisions many lawmakers oppose.

Your Guide to Pay and Benefits During a Shutdown

Although lawmakers are loath to let appropriations lapse ahead of an election, complications remain over permitting reform and other measures expected to be included in legislation to keep the government open.