Tag: spending legislation

Federal, Policy

As Congress returns to funding earmarks, who will benefit?

May 24, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

Don’t tell Laura Fields that providing $1.7 million to her flood-prone neighborhood would be wasteful spending. Her home in a Houston-area subdivision was filled with 10 inches (25 centimeters) of water during Hurricane Harvey. “The stress of that was just […]

Federal, Policy

Broad Coalition of Employee, Advocacy Groups Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Convince Congress to Block Schedule F

December 15, 2020

Via: Government Executive

A group of more than 60 organizations representing various facets of the federal workforce and an array of policy advocates last week pushed Democratic lawmakers to negotiate as part of legislation to keep the government open past this week language […]