The 2019 Bipartisan Budget Act sets defense and non-defense spending limits for the next two years, but much of the real work remains when Congress returns from August recess.
In a letter to acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert, Sens. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) questioned why the administration didn't warn Congress earlier about the agency's coming financial challenges.
Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
A House-passed minibus of five appropriations bills includes back pay for low wage contractors impacted by this year's government shutdown.
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.
For a near-term look, The Fulcrum editor in chief David Hawkings joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Texas Rep. Michael McCaul's bill would create groups of cyber first responders in the event of a cyber attack on the government or private sector.
In a complaint to the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the union says DoD is violating the law by reassigning more than 1,000 employees without consulting collective bargaining representatives.
Federal Drive with Tom Temin got an update from Bloomberg Government editorial director Loren Duggan.
House appropriators want to prevent the Pentagon from spending money to information to the JEDI Cloud contract until it meets several conditions.
Bloomberg Government's Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to preview the coming 2020 budget process as Congress returned from recces.
In today's Federal Newscast, The Coast Guard said it needs upgraded ships, planes, helicopters and drones to compete in the Arctic.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Labor Department will pilot a faster approach to discretionary suspension and debarment with its Inspector General and its Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management.
In 2020, DISA will assume responsibility for the vast majority of the IT operations in DoD's "fourth estate," leading to major transfers of funding and personnel.