Your agency is probably failing to keep the public informed about what goes on inside the office doors. The Center for Effective Government is grading federal compliance with the Freedom of Information Act. The results are not pretty.
The Defense budget is complex even in the best of years. But as DoD Comptroller Bob Hale put it earlier this week, this year’s edition of the Pentagon budget proposal has some “special features” that make even the basic top line numbers tricky to pull apart. Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu is writing about the nuances of this year’s DoD budget in his latest edition of “Inside the Reporter’s Notebook.” He says this year’s budget request includes some “special features.”
Mike Causey Senior Correspondent Federal News Radio
Warmer temperatures in the D.C. area this week have lots of people thinking spring or at least thinking about no more snow. So now might be a great time to start looking at how your agency’s telework plans worked during the snow closings this winter. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey writes about it in his column today. He hopes this is it for weather events for the season.
Congressional overseers didn’t wait for the White House’s official budget request to start hearings for this year. But now that the official document is out, budget season is really here, just like daylight saving time.
Four different systems hold vendor past performance data. And those systems look old and clunky. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) thinks so, and she wants to know why agencies still don’t have the information they need to make good procurement decisions.