The Senate Armed Services Committee is the first congressional entity to officially approve of a space force with their latest defense budget.
The House Appropriations Committee bill moves tens of billions of dollars into the base budget, possibility setting up a sequestration showdown.
Critics of the $750 billion Defense budget request ask why taxpayers should trust the Defense Department with money, as a result of the 2018 audit.
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.
House Armed Services Chairman Adam Smith says a $733 billion budget for defense is doable.
The Congressional Budget Office said current use of overseas contingency operations (OCO) funds to pay for enduring costs can distort the DoD’s long-term budget planning.
All four leaders of the Armed Services Committees oppose using military construction funds for a border wall.
The Navy tells the Senate Armed Services Committee that a change in funding could hurt its trajectory on readiness.
Federal Managers Association President Renee Johnson and FMA Government and Public Affairs Director Greg Stanford join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss what their organization is doing to help secure a 1.9 percent pay raise for white collar feds. September 26, 2018
With 43 days until the midterm elections and five days from the fiscal new year, a 1.9 percent pay raise for white collar feds is looking good.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from the Veterans Affairs Department’s inspector general finds VBA improperly processed and denied some 1,300 military sexual trauma claims in 2017.
In today’s Federal Newscast, while Congress has adjusted spending caps to allow increases in spending, the Congressional Budget Office warns agencies will have to make cuts again if the caps aren’t adjusted beyond 2019.
In his first State of the Union, President Donald Trump highlights VA’s success with removing 1,500 employees under the June 2017 law.
Congress is trying to avert a shutdown, but some are concerned a continuing resolution could trigger sequestration.