Friday, February 15, 2019: President Trump signed into law a spending bill to avoid another partial government shutdown, ensuring full-year appropriations for all federal agencies (meaing through September 30, 2019). The bill sets line-by-line spending levels for the departments of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, State, Interior, Agriculture, Treasury, Commerce, Homeland Security and Justice, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency, NASA, Office of Personnel Management and other independent agencies. For a full analysis of the contents of that bill, which includes a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal employees, see more at GovExec.com.
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February 15th, 2019
January 30th, 2019
January 30, 2019: From FedWeek (read the full article) Federal employees who went unpaid due to the partial government shutdown are to start receiving their back pay as soon as today (Wednesday) in some cases, although many agencies have told their employees to expect it tomorrow, and others still have not been specific, leaving open the possibility of the pay not coming until Friday or even later.
January 25th, 2019
January 25, 2019: An end to the longest government shutdown in U.S. history is in sight, after President Donald Trump said Friday he’ll support a temporary, three-week continuing resolution that would reopen shuttered agencies.
January 22nd, 2019
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January 15th, 2019
January 14, 2019: We sent the statement below to U.S. Senator Cory Gardner; a similar one was sent to U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and all 7 U.S. Representatives from Colorado with nuanced edits based on their public comments about the shutdown.