The main sticking point between the House and Senate versions is the topline number. The Senate bill authorizes an additional $17 billion for the Defense Department, which the House argues would be used for pet projects like the border wall.
Mnuchin urges Congress to increase debt limit before recess to avoid unprecedented default on the national debt.
The Air Force is paying more attention to its installations, as the deferred maintenance bill gets higher.
An appeals court has upheld a freeze on Pentagon money to build a border wall with Mexico, casting doubt on President Donald Trump’s ability to make good on a signature campaign promise before the 2020 election
Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
New guidance from OMB this week prioritizes the optimization of existing data centers over further consolidation.
Bloomberg Government looked as far back as World War II, and Senior Analyst Rob Levinson discussed the results on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Members will see appropriations for border security, senators must decide on a course for the Defense Department, and the House gets a budget for VA.
A new report from the Government Accountability Office says DoD’s guidance for dealing with extreme weather is based on past weather patterns and doesn’t take future projections into account.
With USPS on course to run out of cash by 2024, stakeholders say the status quo won’t be enough. But despite the urgency, Congress appears no closer to a compromise on postal reform.
Millions gab about government budgets but not many people know how they work in detail.
For a near-term look, The Fulcrum editor in chief David Hawkings joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act is still in committee draft but expected out Monday.
New benefits, daycare grants and possible backpay may all be in the future for Defense Department employees, service members and contractors.