Lawmakers have declared the president’s 2020 budget request “dead on arrival,” but there are a few ways the proposed federal retirement cuts could see the light of day this year.
Leadership on the Senate Budget Committee has proposed a 2020 budget resolution that calls for deep cuts to mandatory and discretionary spending. Federal employee retirement benefits are on the table as a potential vehicle for savings.
The VA MISSION Act cleared the Senate with a 92-5 vote. The legislation brings a long-awaited solution to the current Veterans Choice Program.
Senators sent the Congressional Budget Office a series of questions related to its recent study comparing federal employee compensation to the private sector. But senators won’t find much clarity or many concrete conclusions from CBO’s responses.
Reducing the improper payment rate and making better IT acquisition decisions are among the Government Accountability Office’s top suggestions to find ways to run the government for less. Agencies shoulder much of the work, but Congress also has its role to play.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will examine a recent Congressional Budget Office report Thursday morning, which says government spends 17 percent more compensating its employees compared to the private sector.
Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), President Donald Trump’s pick to run the Office of Management and Budget, heads to a full Senate vote after getting the green light from two committees Thursday.
When it comes to getting a message out to the public, federal agencies have more ground to cover than ever, thanks to social media. But how does the government’s online presence translate into spending?
Sen. Mike Enzi is leading the charge for budget reform as Congress heads into the waning days of fiscal 2016 still looking for agreement on a spending bill.
The Comptroller General for the U.S. says the government’s financial reporting is unreliable thanks to Defense Department financial management issues, improper payment reporting and problems compiling agency financial statements.