president's budget

Douglas Holtz-Eakin

The writers of this century-old law might not recognize how it is actually followed

The Budget and Accounting Act set up the system by which presidents proposed budgets to Congress a century ago. But does the current process reflect that…

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White House’s FY22 budget request reveals details for federal contractors

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - This April 19, 2019 file photo shows a sign for the Department of Defense at the Pentagon in Washington. The Biden administration’s nominee for top Pentagon policy adviser was met with sharp criticism from Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday, including accusations that he has been too partisan to be confirmed for the job. Colin Kahl, who served as national security adviser to then-Vice President Joe Biden during the Obama administration, faced repeated questions on his previous support for the Iran nuclear deal and how he would approach that issue now. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Report: DoD’s lack of movement on modernization efforts could come back to haunt it

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

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Is the Pentagon spending all it can to stay competitive?

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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

Several members of Congress have declared the President’s proposed cuts to federal employee retirement “dead on arrival,” while at least one Republican…

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

The commander of the nation’s top cyber security agencies — the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command — will not confirm that he has…

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Donald Trump

Let the budget dance begin — again

The annual winter presentation of the president’s budget is akin to other ancient rituals which have since lost their original purpose.

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