Congressional Budget Office

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. A complaint filed with the IRS alleges that a conservative group is violating its nonpartisan and nonprofit status by using a voter data system linked to the Republican party. The complaint is against the American Legislative Exchange Council. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS could raise $200B in revenue, double its workforce under Biden spending plan

The IRS plans to surge its hiring to fill its depleted ranks. The agency told Congress last year it has 33,000 fewer employees than it did a decade ago.

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(Bill Clark/Pool via AP)Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., talks with Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., before a House Oversight and Reform Committee regarding the on Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)

Paid leave expansion for federal employees advances after contentious committee debate

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Douglas Holtz-Eakin

The writers of this century-old law might not recognize how it is actually followed

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Agencies score high marks from employees on handling of pandemic, but leadership issues persist

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CBO’s director of budget analysis among this year’s class of NAPA inductees

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FILE - This Oct. 24, 2016 file photo shows dollar bills in New York. After you pay your bills in 2020, will there be any money left for relaxation and entertainment? Will you be able to take a vacation this year? How much can you afford to spend on clothes? These questions may come to mind as you think about your money plans for the new year, but there’s a way to budget for fun in 2020. Financial pros share tips for how to achieve balance in your budget using the 50/30/20 rule and other financial techniques.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Sequestration to have no effect on agency spending in 2020

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Congressional Budget Office says agencies will not have to cut their spending because of sequestration in fiscal 2020,…

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Trump finds nominee for No. 2 DoD personnel official

David Patterson was a deputy Defense Department comptroller during the George W. Bush administration.

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Paid federal parental leave will cost $3.3B over 5 years, but that’s not the whole story

The Congressional Budget Office’s price tag on paid parental leave does not take into account employee turnover.

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