The Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories Federal News Radio Producer Eric White reads on Federal Drive with Tom Temin. Listen to the newscast or read the stories each weekday morning on FederalNewsNetwork.com.
In today's Federal Newscast, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is asking the Office of Personnel Management how it's making sure federal employees furloughed due to the government shutdown are still receiving healthcare coverage.
In today's Federal Newscast, analysis shows the loss of salary from federal workers, and the loss of income substitution provided through USDA because of the government shutdown will have a significant effect on the nation's economy.
In today's Federal Newscast, a bill introduced by Rep. John Curtis (R-UT) would authorize congressional payroll administrators to dock pay for members of Congress for as long as a government shutdown continues.