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Did dangerous political climate change start this week?

Does an upset in a political primary in Richmond, Virginia, mean permanent political gridlock in Washington? According to some pros, everything changed last Tuesday, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Congress , House , Mike Causey , Federal Report

Friday - 06/13/2014, 02:00am EDT

House revives IT reform bill with a few changes

As part of its "Stop Government Abuse Week," lower chamber lawmakers will vote on 12 bills this week to help bring more accountability and transparency to the government. An updated version of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act is expected to be among them.

Tags: Congress , Darrell Issa , Stop Government Abuse Week , Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act , Mike Hettinger , TechAmerica , Jason Miller

Monday - 02/24/2014, 04:21am EST
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House Dems plan CR that replaces sequestration

House Democrats have crafted their own plan to temporarily fund federal agencies when the new fiscal year starts Oct. 1. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), the ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee announced Thursday he plans to introduce a Democratic alternative to the GOP continuing resolution that would replace automatic budget constraints set to continue into fiscal 2014.

Tags: House , budget , Congress , sequestration , CR , Chris Van Hollen , Tom Coburn , Jack Moore

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 06:40pm EDT

GOP stopgap spending plan to be delayed

Tags: Congress , House , budget , CR

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 10:58am EDT

Push for more federal data transparency gaining momentum on Capitol Hill

House leaders say the DATA Act has a good chance at becoming law this session. Support for the bill from the Senate and the White House seems to be increasing.

Tags: technology , open government , data transparency , Darrell Issa , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Data Transparency Coalition , SEC , XBRL , DATA Act , Mark Warner , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 11:50am EDT
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House passes bills to halt bonuses, increase transparency of feds

The House passed the Stop Government Abuse Act Thursday by a vote of 239-176. The bill is part of a Republican legislative package aimed at slashing government waste and abuse.

Tags: Congress , pay and benefits , agencies , Lynn Jenkins , Jo Ann Emerson , Blake Farenthold , Tom Coburn , James Renacci , Peter Roskam , Tom Price , oversight , Stop Government Abuse Week , Melissa Dawkins , IRS

Friday - 08/02/2013, 11:46am EDT

House postpones federal pay freeze vote

The House has postponed a vote on a bill to extend the federal pay freeze through the rest of 2013. In its place, the House is set to vote on a measure withholding congressional pay unless lawmakers pass a budget part of a broader deal to extend the debt limit.

Tags: Congress , House , budget , debt limit , federal pay freeze , Ron DeSantis ,

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 05:01pm EST
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