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Eric Katz

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Eric Katz
Eric Katz writes about federal agency operations and management. His deep coverage of Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Postal Service has earned him frequent guest spots on national radio and television news programs. Eric joined Government Executive in the summer of 2012 and previously worked for The Financial Times. He is a graduate of The George Washington University.

Path to averting a shutdown remains elusive as Senate looks to pass first FY24 spending bills

The upper chamber has bipartisan support for many of its funding measures and will look to put pressure on the divided House.


Here are some major takeaways from the $1.7T omnibus spending bill

See which agencies are getting the biggest funding increases, hiring orders and new policy initiatives in fiscal year 2023.


Lawmakers announce bipartisan breakthrough on full-year omnibus spending bill

Several hurdles still remain before the deal is done, including actually writing the funding measures.


Senate reaches a deal to avoid a shutdown, punts threat for 10 weeks

Lawmakers agree to drop controversial provisions, set up new deadline for lame duck Congress.


The path to averting a shutdown is still unclear, with just days until the deadline

The Senate is set to vote on a continuing resolution Tuesday that would fund agencies for 10 more weeks, but includes provisions many lawmakers oppose.