Leadership on the Senate Budget Committee has proposed a 2020 budget resolution that calls for deep cuts to mandatory and discretionary spending. Federal employee retirement benefits are on the table as a potential vehicle for savings.
In today’s Federal Newscast, former venture capitalist Michael Kratsios is tapped to become the next U.S. chief technology officer.
Years after the buyout surge of the 1990s some still-working feds are hanging on until the next round of buyouts. But that could take a while.
The Trump administration’s 2020 budget proposal includes significant changes in federal employee retirement programs, most of which are cuts but with one exception.
DoD’s Space Force plan is taking shape, but will lawmakers bite?
Should another government shutdown occur, a bill introduced by an Arizona Democratic congressman would force Congress to stay in town until it’s over.
The White House plans on spending 5 percent more to secure federal networks and data in 2020, with more than half of the funding going toward Defense Department cybersecurity. Get this story and others in today’s Federal Newscast.
Local jurisdictions’ control and operation of elections is a tradition but as the issue of election security becomes front and center, should Congress be involved?
With the House and Senate on recess, not a lot substantive will happen this week. Later, the Senate will focus on nominations and its own procedures.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration is changing how it verifies that companies are eligible to do business with or receive assistance from the government.
Each military service plans a substantial boost in facility sustainment funding in 2020, but far from enough to erase a years-long backlog of deferred projects.
As Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen packs her bags for a much-anticipated move to a new headquarters across the Anacostia River next month, the General Services Administration has proposed demolishing five historic buildings on the St. Elizabeths campus in order to keep plans for a consolidated DHS headquarters on track.
Bipartisan support is growing for a proposed bill to remove barriers to federal employment for people with a criminal record.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss more about contracting oversight.