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Defense secretary urges fully funding government in advance of omnibus negotiations

Defense Department Secretary Ashton Carter issued a statement Dec. 8 urging members of Congress to fund federal agencies and departments for the remainder of fiscal 2016, consistent with the funding levels set in the budget agreement achieved in late October.

Congress narrowly avoids shutdown with short-term funding bill

The government narrowly avoided a shutdown last night when the House followed the Senate in passing a temporary spending bill that will fund the government through Dec. 11.

Congress narrowly avoids shutdown with short-term funding bill

The government narrowly avoided a shutdown last night when the House followed the Senate in passing a temporary spending bill that will fund the government through Dec. 11.

Lawmakers scramble to pass CR to keep the government open

With the fiscal year ending in just three days, leadership in both the House and Senate are scrambling to avoid a government shutdown through a continuing resolution that would fund the government long enough to make a budget deal.

Lawmakers scramble to pass CR to keep the government open

With the fiscal year ending in just three days, leadership in both the House and Senate are scrambling to avoid a government shutdown through a continuing resolution that would fund the government long enough to make a budget deal.

Lack of continued DHS funding would greatly disrupt operations, several agency officials say

Several Homeland Security Department officials testified at a congressional hearing that their agency's operations, staff and work with emergency officials and the private sector would be significantly jolted if lawmakers don't fund the department past Feb. 27.

Lack of continued DHS funding would greatly disrupt operations, several agency officials say

Several Homeland Security Department officials testified at a congressional hearing that their agency's operations, staff and work with emergency officials and the private sector would be significantly jolted if lawmakers don't fund the department past Feb. 27.

House passes stop-gap spending measure

With time running out before the fiscal year ends, the House Wednesday night overwhelmingly approved a stop-gap measure to fund the government through Dec. 11 once the new fiscal years starts Oct. 1. Under the bill (H.J.Res.124), which passed by a vote of 319-108, the government would be funding at fiscal 2014 levels and doesn't address federal employee pay raises. That paves the way for President Obama's authorization of a 1 percent pay raise for feds.

House passes stop-gap spending measure

With time running out before the fiscal year ends, the House Wednesday night overwhelmingly approved a stop-gap measure to fund the government through Dec. 11 once the new fiscal years starts Oct. 1. Under the bill (H.J.Res.124), which passed by a vote of 319-108, the government would be funding at fiscal 2014 levels and doesn't address federal employee pay raises. That paves the way for President Obama's authorization of a 1 percent pay raise for feds.

House Republican leaders postpone vote on stopgap spending measure

The House won't vote Thursday on a stopgap spending measure to fund the government for fiscal 2015 through Dec. 11. The Associated Press reported Sept. 10 that House Republican leaders are postponing the vote so they can weigh President Barack Obama's request for the authority to train and equip Syrian rebels battling Islamic State militants.