Congress Postpones Tough Decisions on FY 2011 Federal Budget

Before adjourning sine die, the 111th Congress passed, and President Obama signed into law, a continuing resolution (CR) (H.R. 3082) for fiscal year (FY) 2011 that keeps federal government agencies funded until March 4, 2011. FY ‘11 agency budgets were frozen at FY 2010 funding levels.

Founding Fathers Advisory Committee Holds Inaugural Meeting

The Founding Fathers Advisory Committee (FFAC) held its initial meeting at the National Archives on December 13. The FFAC was established to provide the Archivist of the United States advice and recommendations on issues relating to the goals, performance, productivity and completion of the Founding Fathers papers projects currently being funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).