The Army’s Big Six priorities will need more investments as they become bigger programs.
The departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Treasury, Labor and Education and the U.S. Agency for International Development asked Congress in their fiscal 2021 budget requests to use money saved from other programs for IT modernization initiatives.
The president’s 2021 budget request includes some $20 billion in agency program reductions and $28 billion in program eliminations. Here are several highlights from the president’s most recent proposal.
Citing the budget caps agreed to last year, Congressional Democrats say they’ll ignore President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts for civilian agencies next year.
The EPA and the DHS will both move forward with separate efforts to consolidate their workforces and move out of leased office space.
In the politically-twisted world of government budgeting, it can be hard to tell what everyone is up to.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the American Federation of Government Employees is bashing a White House proposal to cut funding and staff at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The likely amount is now a 3.5% bump up in January 2021, but anything could happen.
In what’s become the administration’s evergreen budget plan, the White House has again proposed that federal workers kick in more of their salary toward their retirement plan in return for smaller lifetime annuities that are frozen when they retire.
Postal unions dismissed some of the recommendations as a “shot in the dark” when the task force, led by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, released them in December 2018.
The goal to train nearly 20% of all federal employees on cybersecurity, project management and data science skills is the Trump administration’s most clear target yet in its ongoing efforts to modernize the existing workforce.
President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2021 budget request includes $125 million for the Technology Modernization Fund and the return of the priority for agencies to move to IPv6.
As for what federal agencies actually spent on AI research last year, the White House expects to release those numbers later this year.
If history repeats itself, the budget President Donald Trump sent to Congress Monday afternoon will again be a political bombshell