Shutdown Averted; Two-week CR Passes

U.S. CapitolCongress has approved a two-week continuing resolution (CR) that will keep the federal government open and federal employees on the job. The legislation is headed to the White House and the president is expected to sign it. Continue reading “Shutdown Averted; Two-week CR Passes”

Government Funding Update

The House of Representatives has passed a measure that extends a CR by two weeks.

Seal of the U.S. House of Representatives
Seal of the U.S. House of Representatives

The House of Representatives has passed a measure (H.J. Res. 123) that extends a CR by two weeks through Friday, December 22. The CR would allow agencies to continue operating at current funding levels. The Senate is expected to act soon on this two-week CR to avert a lapse in appropriations tomorrow at midnight. The White House has issued a statement of administration policy for the President to sign the two-week CR. Continue reading “Government Funding Update”

Open Season Ends Monday 12/11/17

Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program logoPlease remember that the FEHB Open Season ends on Monday, 12/11/17. This also includes FSAFEDS, which doesn’t get automatically enrolled. This means you would need to re-enroll it every year.

FSAFEDS logoWith the possibility of government shutdown, you may want to get this done before tomorrow, Friday, 12/8/17. Visit https://fsafeds.com/ for re-enroll info and more.

604px-us-thriftsavingsplan-logo-svg_Also, the deadline period for 2018 TSP election is from 12/11 to 12/22.