The Trump administration’s 2020 budget proposal for government spending gives a big boost to the Pentagon and other security-related agencies, while calling for a cut of more than $2.7 trillion in federal civilian spending over the next ten years.
With more of what to expect from Congress, The Firewall Editor in Chief David Hawkings joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Bloomberg Government Homeland Security reporter Michaela Ross joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for an outline of the situation.
Many civilian agencies, with the exception of the Departments of Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs, would see double-digit spending cuts under the President’s 2020 budget proposal.
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.
The Trump administration is asking for 2020 funding for IT modernization at both for governmentwide and specific agency needs.
The Trump administration for the third consecutive year has recommended cuts to federal employee retirement and health benefits as part of its 2020 budget request.
President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget would bypass defense funding caps by adding nearly $100 billion to DoD’s wartime spending account.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a group of nearly 40 senators are urging the appropriations committee to include back pay for federal contractors impacted by the last government shutdown, in an upcoming disaster relief package.
President Donald Trump’s skinny budget for 2020 will be released soon and it promises an adherence to congressional budget caps.
In today’s Federal Newscast, lawmakers want to hear from the Indian Health Service’s acting director about what he’s done to improve on an apparent failure of the agency to provide quality health care.
A top Senate Democrat said the Pentagon is planning to tap $1 billion in leftover funds from military pay and pensions accounts to help President Donald Trump pay for his long-sought border wall.
How often have you heard the complaint that the first thing cut when budgets aren’t right is training? At the National Park Service, that seems to be the case.
Automatic General Schedule step increases, the lengthy federal hiring process and the retirement supplement for certain employees are among the issues Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) has highlighted in his annual waste book.