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‘Uncertainty’ in budget process after OMB ends call for agency performance metrics

The Trump administration has suspended a requirement for agencies to set strategic planning goals and to share progress made with Congress and the public…

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Here’s what civil service modernization looks like in Trump’s 2020 budget request

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FILE - In this June 17, 2016 file photo, U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., speaks to the new Oklahoma Highway Patrol Officers during their graduation ceremony in Edmond, Okla. Lankford and Oklahoma's four incumbent GOP U.S. House members who face challengers in this year's general election all have massive fundraising advantages and are heavy favorites in next month's general election. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Trump’s federal retirement cuts ‘dead on arrival,’ not focused on existing employees, senators say

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Head of NSA, Cyber Command has ‘classified’ opinion on splitting the roles

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VA’s record-high 2020 spending request illustrates future, broader budget battles

As the Department of Veterans Affairs continues to implement a new version of its community care program, lawmakers will also debate whether VA is spending…

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David Hawkings

2020 president’s budget request to be picked apart by Congress

With more of what to expect from Congress, The Firewall Editor in Chief David Hawkings joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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Office of Management and Budget staff delivers President Donald Trump's 2020 budget to the House Budget Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 11, 2019. Trump's new budget calls for billions more for his border wall, with steep cuts in domestic programs but increases for military spending. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Trump’s 2020 budget proposal offers up ‘historic’ spending cuts to civilian agencies

Many civilian agencies, with the exception of the Departments of Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs, would see double-digit spending cuts under the President’s 2020 budget proposal.

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