Congressional Budget Office

  • 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.

    March 10, 2015
  • 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…

    October 08, 2014
  • 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.

    November 15, 2013
  • 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.

    July 12, 2012
  • 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

    April 17, 2012