The detailed version of the President’s 2020 budget request includes a series of familiar pay and retirement cuts and a wide variety of proposals designed to change the way agencies compensate, hire, manage and reward both current and future federal employees.
The Air Force is paying more attention to its installations, as the deferred maintenance bill gets higher.
President Donald Trump released his budget request for fiscal year 2020. What’s in it for DoD? Find out when Jon Harper of National Defense Magazine joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access.
House Armed Services Chairman Adam Smith says a $733 billion budget for defense is doable.
Sen. James Lankford says whatever retirement changes occur should only apply to new hires. Hear this story and more in today’s Federal Newscast.
Several members of Congress have declared the President’s proposed cuts to federal employee retirement “dead on arrival,” while at least one Republican has expressed more of an interest in developing a new system for prospective employees.
The commander of the nation’s top cyber security agencies — the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command — will not confirm that he has recommended the two agencies split from one another next year.
The annual winter presentation of the president’s budget is akin to other ancient rituals which have since lost their original purpose.
The $750 billion defense budget request for 2020 asked Congress for almost $104 billion for its research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) fund.
Guest columnist Jeff Neal says there is not a lot of room on the congressional calendar this fiscal year to have a serious discussion about civil service issues.
DoD’s civilian workforce would grow modestly under 2020 budget, and up to 15,000 health care positions would be converted to civilian jobs in coming years.
As the Department of Veterans Affairs continues to implement a new version of its community care program, lawmakers will also debate whether VA is spending too much on private care at the expense of other agency priorities.
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.