Arrangements were made for President Biden to sign a $1,700,000,000,000 omnibus spending bill while on vacation in St. Croix to fund the federal government for the remainder of the 2023 fiscal year, ending the possibility of a partial government shutdown on December 30.
How are federal employees’ pay and benefits handled in the event of a government shutdown?
President Biden signed into law Friday a bill that finances the federal government through mid-December and provides another infusion of military and economic aid to Ukraine.
Republicans in Congress are seeking support against any budget bill with funding for vaccine mandates. The result could be a government shutdown.
The possibility of another government shutdown again looms for federal employees. What does this mean for their pay and benefits?
Legislation has been reintroduced to eliminate government shutdowns, something which the bill’s sponsor warns could happen again soon.