The Senate Budget Committee passed a 2020 budget resolution last week, but left out several proposals designed to protect the federal workforce.
David Hawkings is editor in chief at The Firewall, and he joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk about this early step in the 2020 budgeting process.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Affairs Department’s inspector general released its review of the agency’s implementation of the new Forever GI bill.
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 Defense Department’s new chief management officer is looking for “immediate wins” in cutting bureucratic inefficiency, starting with more reliance on shared services.
The Senate’s budget resolution does not include reconciliation instructions to make cuts to the current federal retirement system.
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.) offered his first insights into his management ideas during his two-committee marathon nomination hearings to be the next director of the Office of Management and Budget.
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?