Tag Archives: continuing resolution

CNN: Jeh Johnson Warns Against DHS Workforce Furlough if Congress Blocks Funds

Jeh Johnson, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, said the department could furlough an estimated 30,000 employees if Republican lawmakers continue plans to block DHS funding in response to the administration’s immigration policy in an interview with CNN aired Sunday. Johnson told Dana Bash on CNN’s “State of the Union” that he has met with …

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House OKs Stopgap Funding Bill in 319-108 Vote

The House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution by a 319-108 bipartisan vote Wednesday to fund the federal government through Dec. 16, Reuters reported  Wednesday. David Lawder writes the $1-trillion legislation would extend the charter of the U.S. Export-Import Bank for nine months, as well as authorize the Pentagon to …

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Rep. Steny Hoyer: House Appropriators Working on Short-Term Govt Spending Fix

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) has said the chamber’s appropriators are considering a stopgap budget measure that would keep the government funded at current levels, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Andy Medici writes Hoyer told reporters that House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers (R-Ky.) and Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) …

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Report: House to Consider Federal Funding Bill This Week

The House of Representatives plans to take up a spending bill this week to fund government agencies and programs past the end of fiscal 2014, Defense News reported Monday. John Bennett writes Congress will have to approve a continuing resolution to prevent a shutdown and send the final bill for …

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Proposed House CR Would Put CBP, ICE Furloughs on Hold

Both the Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement agencies would receive additional funding flexibility to maintain their current staffing levels under a continuing resolution introduced by House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers Tuesday. The bill would continue funding the government at the current $986.3 billion level and keep sequestration cuts …

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House to Vote on Continuing Resolution for Gov Funding

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives plan to meet this week to vote on a bill to extend government funding and avert an Oct. 1 shutdown, Government Executive reported Monday. Eric Katz writes Republican Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., released his weekly legislative activities calendar which includes the continuing resolution on …

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Jim McAleese: The 2013 Sequester’s Likely and Potential Impact on the Services

Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, recently caught up with Executive Mosaic, parent company of the Potomac Officers Club (P.O.C) and publisher of ExecutiveGov, to provide some detailed insight and perspective into the 2013 sequester. McAleese will be speaking on May 14 at the P.O.C’s Post-Sequestration Summit with nine other government and industry thought leaders about …

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CBP Delaying Furloughs

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has delayed furloughs of agency employees pending a review of the new continuing resolution, according to the Washington Post. Thomas Winkowski, CBP deputy commissioner, said in a memo obtained by the Post that the CR helped the agency mitigate some impacts of reduced funding on …

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