Maryland is among the states with the highest concentration of federal employees, agencies and contractors, making drafting of the emergency stimulus bill signed last Friday by President Donald Trump especially important.
Defense leaders were on Capitol Hill to defend their 2021 budget proposal on Wednesday, but were peppered with criticism about the administration's decision to move 2020 funds to build the president's border wall without lawmakers' consent.
As Congress returns to business this week, a little bloodied and dazed by political developments of last month, it's got a 2021 budget to contemplate.
With the expectation of flat budgets over the next several years, each of the military services believes they'll need to divest themselves of at least some programs to fund their modernization plans. That's challenging, however, when old systems have Congressional constituencies and new ones don't.
In today's Federal Newscast, after a delay, the White House publishes a memo allowing the defense secretary to to exclude civilian employees from current collective bargaining law.
The General Services Administration will also assume management over the Office of Personnel Management's office space in Washington later this fall.
The president's 2021 budget request includes some $20 billion in agency program reductions and $28 billion in program eliminations. Here are several highlights from the president's most recent proposal.
Citing the budget caps agreed to last year, Congressional Democrats say they'll ignore President Donald Trump's proposed cuts for civilian agencies next year.
In the politically-twisted world of government budgeting, it can be hard to tell what everyone is up to.
In today's Federal Newscast, the American Federation of Government Employees is bashing a White House proposal to cut funding and staff at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The goal to train nearly 20% of all federal employees on cybersecurity, project management and data science skills is the Trump administration's most clear target yet in its ongoing efforts to modernize the existing workforce.
President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2021 budget request includes $125 million for the Technology Modernization Fund and the return of the priority for agencies to move to IPv6.
If history repeats itself, the budget President Donald Trump sent to Congress Monday afternoon will again be a political bombshell
President Donald Trump has officially announced his intention to Congress to give civilian employees a 1% federal pay raise in 2021. His submission of an "alternative pay plan" comes months before the typical August deadline.