2022 budget

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Sun shines on the U.S. Capitol dome, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

7-bill spending minibus clears House, retains Biden’s proposed federal pay raise

The House minibus includes a silent endorsement of the president’s proposed federal pay raise for civilian employees in 2022. The Senate hasn’t introduced…

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(AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)The new USS Little Rock arrives at Buffalo harbor with a police and fireboat escort, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. The littoral combat ship will be docked on the Lake Erie waterfront until its commissioning Dec. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thhompson)

Pentagon faces political battle to retire old weapons systems — and some newer ones

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Expecting new employees in your agency? Time to remember the onboarding basics

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House appropriators formally endorse Biden’s 2022 federal pay proposal

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For contractors, the GSA multiple awards schedule could be a safe harbor in the year ahead

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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)The U.S. Capitol is seen as national guard members pass by on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 20, 2021. The House voted to create an independent commission on the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, sending the legislation to an uncertain future in the Senate. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Let’s face it – Congress has more to chew than it can digest

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(AP Photo/Mike Groll)FILE - This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table at a job fair in Hudson, N.Y. Middle-age white Americans with limited education are increasingly dying younger, on average, than other middle-age U.S. adults, a trend driven by their dwindling economic opportunities, research by two Princeton University economists has found. The economists, Anne Case and Angus Deaton, argue in a paper released Thursday, March 23, 2017, that the loss of steady middle-income jobs for those with high school degrees or less has triggered broad problems for this group. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

With Biden’s 2022 budget, civilian agencies are due for a hiring spree

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FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. Reports of sexual assaults across the U.S. military increased by a very small amount in 2020, a year when troops were largely locked down for months as bases around the world grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic, according to U.S. officials. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

The Biden administration’s proposed Defense budget is going to force some tough choices

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. Lawmakers are increasingly looking at boosting the IRS to help pay for infrastructure improvements. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS chips away at legacy IT, gets IT modernization boost in Biden budget

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Pentagon wants to use its biggest IT program to test ‘colorless’ software appropriation

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. It’s the biggest budget the Pentagon has ever seen: $700 billion. That’s far more in defense spending than America’s two nearest competitors, China and Russia, and will mean the military can for the bill for thousands more troops, more training, more ships and a lot else. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD budget largely flat, cuts legacy systems for modernization

The budget gets rid of the overseas contingency operations account and divests $2.8 billion in legacy systems.

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Biden proposes federal pay raise in 2022 budget

The Biden administration will recommend a 2.7% federal pay raise for civilian federal employees in 2022. The president’s budget request also outlines a…

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Another year, another record-high budget request for VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs has experienced several consecutive years of budget boosts, and 2022 may be no different. But unlike prior years, VA is seeking more funding for veterans homelessness, research and infrastructure upgrades.

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