The Navy says it wants any extra funds to go to current ship maintenance before building to Trump's ideal 350 ship fleet.
Beyond the federal scorecard, DHS and State provide details on how IT reforms are impacting their respective agencies.
The Congressional Budget Office estimates how the $1.1 trillion continuing resolution Congress is voting on will be divvied up among federal agencies.
An idea from House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to fund the government through a series of small "minibuses" based on some still-unfinished appropriations bills and the remaining agencies through a continuing resolution appears to be percolating again in Congress. See a breakdown of potential appropriations for fiscal 2017.
Two postal reform bills passed the House Oversight and Government Reform committee, although not without opposition or concerns.
Do Americans get the government they deserve or deserve the government they get? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey tackles this zen-like riddle.
Sen. John McCain’s amendment to add $18 billion to the Defense budget, increase the military pay raise and stop cuts to the Army and Marine Corps failed passage by four votes today.
The Senate version of the defense authorization bill has a much more modest approach to enrollment fees for TRICARE users.
The Defense Department builds economic assumptions and cost savings into its budget, but when those savings are too optimistic it hurts critical programs.
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.
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
Former Pentagon officials told lawmakers that the Defense Department's oversized workforce is not only hurting the budget, but also policy decisions.
The Pentagon bolsters its plea for $1 trillion in nuclear modernization funds as the weapons age and funding is limited.
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.