Congressional Budget Office

  • Datapalooza, the Data Navigator, and more

    Niall Brennan, director for Policy and the Data Analytics Group at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will talk about how to process large volumes of data. April 17, 2012

  • DoD understimates future costs, report says

    The Congressional Budget Office looked at the Defense Department’s plans for the next five years. It said they would cost DoD $123 billion, or 5 percent more than the department thinks.

  • 3 takeways from IT hearing; First task order for continuous monitoring is out

    In this week’s edition of Inside the Reporter’s Notebook, Executive Editor Jason Miller shares news and buzz in the acquisition and IT communities that you may have missed.

  • Report: Federal budget deficit falls to $486B

    ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government’s budget deficit has fallen to $486 billion, the smallest pool of red ink of President Barack Obama’s six-year span in office, a new report said…

  • Jessica Klement, Legislative Director, NARFE

    Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) is proposing a bill to change how to calculate cost of living adjustments for federal pension plans. The high-five method would factor in the five highest-earning years of service instead of three years. The Congressional Budget Office says it would save the federal government #3.1 billion over 10 years. Jessica Klement is legislative director of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she offered her take on the bill.

  • G Fund investments will stop Oct. 30 without debt ceiling deal

    The Congressional Budget Office says the TSP G Fund investments will stop on Oct. 30 unless Congress can reach a deal, but feds won’t see their savings dip.

  • Budget deal doesn’t pay DoD’s long-term modernization bills

    The Pentagon bolsters its plea for $1 trillion in nuclear modernization funds as the weapons age and funding is limited.

  • Pentagon staff size takes more flack from experts

    Former Pentagon officials told lawmakers that the Defense Department’s oversized workforce is not only hurting the budget, but also policy decisions.

  • Tuesday federal headlines — December 29, 2015

    In Tuesday’s federal headlines, a new report from the Government Accountability Office says the Department of Defense is falling behind on the plan to shrink its civilian workforce

  • House chair pushing comprehensive budget reform for 2017

    Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), chairman of the House Budget Committee, said he’s working on reforms to the Congressional Budget Act of 1974. The goal is to draft legislation by 2017, which he hopes a new president would sign into law.