FBI Director Voices Concern Over Potential Coordinated Attack

He discussed the Moscow concert hall attack during a House budget hearing. Federal Bureau of Investigation( FBI) Director Christopher Wray shared his concerns with the House Appropriations Committee…

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Legislators Debate Veterans’ Affairs Budget

Disagreements arise over the Toxic Exposures Fund and other reforms to benefits. Legislators in Congress recently concluded negotiations on the current fiscal year budget, but concerns arose regarding…

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Speaker Johnson and Senator Schumer Announced Spending Agreement

President Biden says he will sign the balance of government funding “immediately.” Speaker of the House Mike Johnson and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer released simultaneous statements on…

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State Department Announces Passport Processing Returns to Normal

The 6-8 weeks timeline for routine service has been reattained after pandemic backlogs. The State Department announced that passport processing times have returned to their normal 6-8 week…

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Interest on National Debt Now the Top Budget Expense

Treasury data shows interest exceeds $1 trillion per year. Information from the U.S. Treasury Department shows that estimated annualized interest payments on the nation’s debt exceeded $1 trillion…

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Senate Votes Down Stopgap Funding Measure

The amendment would have required both chambers of Congress to work exclusively on appropriations should they not meet the current funding deadline. The Senate voted to not include…

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Senate Drafting Stopgap Spending Bill Ahead of House

Senators work to extend the deadline for the annual funding bill. Congress returned to Capitol Hill on Tuesday after the month-long summer August recess. The Senate is working…

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USPS Addressing Increase in Mail Theft

Installing more mailboxes and strengthening authentication processes. The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) said the agency is taking measures to address the rise in crimes committed against mail carriers. Mail…

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Secretary Yellen Reaffirms June 1 Budget Deadline

She presses Congress to strike a deal. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen wrote another letter to Congress this week, reaffirming that the federal government could run out of money…

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DOT Releases Strategic Financial Plan for 2022-2026

Incorporates research and technology into future policies and expenses The Department of Transportation released the strategic plan for research, development, and technology for the fiscal years 2022-2026 last…

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