2017 Budget

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Capitol is seen at dawn in Washington. Bipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend, a major hurdle overcome when President Donald Trump signaled he would put off his demand that the measure include money to build his border wall with Mexico. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Long-term budget outlook: ‘We’re doomed. Any questions?’

Based on what’s happened so far in 2017, budget expert Stan Collender said the administration is already behind schedule on budgets and appropriations…

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Most civilian agencies saved from deep spending cuts in FY17 budget bill

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Copies of President Donald Trump's first budget are displayed at the Government Printing Office in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017. Trump unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget on Thursday, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes many domestic programs to finance a significant increase in the military and make a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

White House details how it wants civilian agencies to cut $18B in FY2017

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With White House 2017 budget amendment, time is on civilian agencies’ side

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Mick Mulvaney

There’s a 2017 budget amendment too. It calls for $18 billion in cuts to civilian agencies

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Donald Trump

Trump orders review of military readiness, boosting Defense funds in 2017

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Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.)/APThad Cochran

Senate moves on CR as agencies plan for possible shutdown

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Greg Long, executive director of FRTIB

2 major projects drive TSP board’s budget boost in 2017

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Capitol Hill

Senate scheduled to take first stab at short-term CR

With less than 15 days until the end of the fiscal year, the Senate is set to vote on a motion to consider a House bill, which will be used as the legislative…

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IRS Commissioner John Koskinen/AP/Manuel Balce CenetaIRS

IRS answers twice as many calls in 2016, but House quashes hope for more funding

The IRS answered 73 percent of phone calls during the 2016 tax filing season, compared with 37 percent in 2015. Average wait times were cut in half as…

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An analysis of the 2017 federal budget

BirchGrove Consulting president Ray Bjorklund joins host Roger Waldron to discuss the President’s proposed 2017 budget and what it means for contract addressable spending. May 17, 2016

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