Guest columnist Jeff Neal says it’s hard to argue with the idea that top performers should receive some sort of compensation for their work. It is also hard to argue that most performance review processes are credible and effective.
The fiscal 2020 budget request cuts about $300 million from NIST across most areas, including manufacturing and scientific measurements.
House lawmakers are skeptical 2020 budget requests will be enough to tackle attrition, morale and recruitment challenges for TSA or the U.S. Coast Guard.
An exchange over a tiny NIST program takes one budget debate out of the purely political realm.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new federal interagency strategy from the Agriculture Department, the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, looks to reduce how much food is wasted.
A new House budget proposal is silent on federal retirement cuts. Instead, it focuses on securing a two-year spending deal that breaks free of the Budget Control Act caps.
For a lot of of agency political officials, budget hearings will be as much about policy and oversight as about money.
The military is already starting to downsize its uniformed medical cadre, but there is no clear plan to replace the 18,000 positions it’s eliminating with civilian providers.
The White House proposed a 31.2 percent cut from the EPA’s 2020 budget, including reductions in research and development funding by 45.8 percent.
Lawmakers have declared the president’s 2020 budget request “dead on arrival,” but there are a few ways the proposed federal retirement cuts could see the light of day this year.