A new report found that the federal government spent $3.3 billion on new office furniture — from picnic tables in Atlanta to easy chairs in Pakistan — despite many federal employees working on expanded telework during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Senate approved a stopgap spending measure to avoid a government shutdown with just three hours to spare in a Saturday night vote and it was signed by President Biden. Government funding is now extended until mid-November.
The 2023 Federal Employee Benefits Survey is coming this fall, and it includes some changes.
History aficionados will enjoy visiting the Postal Museum in Charleston, SC.
Legislation has been introduced to eliminate government shutdowns.