The chiefs of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps are all taking time from their day jobs this week to testify about why it’s important that Congress actually pass a budget for 2017, now that five months of the fiscal year have elapsed.
Three senior Air Force generals urged lawmakers to pass a complete budget, warning that another continuing resolution would have consequences for the Air Force so dire that all training missions would be grounded for two months.
What do politicians have in common with the pet goldfish you had as a kid? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has the answer.
The process might not be pretty, but budget experts predict civilian agencies won't face $18 billion in spending cuts during the last five months of fiscal 2017. The President submitted a budget amendment for 2017 last week, which proposed major boosts to defense and homeland security spending and civilian agency offsets.
Top officials in two military branches say a yearlong continuing resolution would stop civilian hiring and flying hours.
Final quarter of fiscal 2017 is less than 100 days away and Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partner, said contractors need to start thinking about budget and planning now
While the health care legislation debate grows heated, a few senators are thinking about the coming end of the 2017 budget continuing resolution and what to do about passing a 2018 budget by Sept. 30. Voices in the wilderness or a growing Congressional movement? Roll Call Senior Editor David Hawkings has some answers on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Congressional Budget Office detailed in a new projection that the government would hit the debt limit by March 15, and Treasury would have to take extraordinary steps to keep the nation from defaulting.
Upcoming budget cycles in 2017 and 2018 will be unlike any other for agencies and contractors, some budget experts say. They predict the Trump administration will try to "change the rules" to overcome debates among members of Congress and cabinet leaders who can't agree on the future of the defense and domestic spending caps.
You don't have to be an old-timer to sense how rigid and bitter Washington has become, exemplified by the lack of comity in Congress. Federal Drive with Tom Temin turns to Stan Brand, a long-time Washington insider and former counsel to the House, attorney and now senior council at Akin Gump, for some perspective.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower on the first show of his eleventh season to discuss GSA schedules, the demise of FOSE, and a look back at MythBusters. February 6, 2017
From a massive January snowstorm to a pay raise for all federal employees, we look back at the stories that meant the most to our readers in 2016.
The end of the continuing resolution appears to keep moving further into the future. Eventually it'll bump 2018 in the tuchus. Then what? Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, shares what some contractors might be thinking on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
From pay raises, to continuing resolutions, to the election of Donald Trump as president, Federal News Radio counts down the top 10 stories federal workforce stories of 2016.