President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget request looks familiar. Deep cuts to civilian agencies are accompanied by a 5 percent increase to defense spending, accomplished through a dramatic expansion to the overseas contingency operations (OCO) fund.
For now, the 35-day government shutdown does not seem to have caused a massive increase in federal retirement, despite predictions to the contrary.
A time frame has been issued for when feds can expect new locality pay tables from the Office of Personnel Management, 12 days after the president signed a 1.9 percent 2019 pay raise for civilian employees.
She may have left federal government two years ago but Suzanne Spaulding is still very much keeping an eye on the state of agency cyber security. And she sees some good news.
The 35-day partial government shutdown presented different challenges for federal agencies but the Small Business Administration is back to operating at pre-shutdown levels.
The past few months have been particularly challenging for the IRS, with budget ups and downs, a long government shutdown and a complex new tax code.
La’Naia Jones, deputy chief information officer of the Intelligence Community, said the intel originates from multiple places, such as an agency within the community or one of its centers.
Improving cybersecurity across federal agencies requires staying on top of new and evolving threats. Now, the MITRE Corporation has a new public tool to further that mission.
This week the U.S. Green Building Council released its 2018 Top 10 States for LEED Green Building. See which of these states are home to the most LEED-certified buildings owned and leased by the General Services Administration.
The 2013 shutdown which lasted 16 days and cost the government an estimated $2.5 billion. With 34 days and counting this year’s stalemate could meet that number.
The longest partial government shutdown in history is now a month and counting and several banking institutions announced a variety of loans and other special assistance to members affected.
Federal workers and their unions are not finished voicing their thoughts on the partial government shutdown, which hit 28 days ago on Friday. Around the country employees rallied in protest this week, demanding an end to the impasse between Congress and the White House and the return of their paychecks.
Federal employees, contractors, spouses and lawmakers are growing increasingly frustrated by the delayed pay and lost work, with many airing their grievances on social media.
All funds except the fixed income investment F fund and the government securities investment G fund showed negative returns month-over-month in December.