In today’s Federal Newscast, the Congressional Budget Office says agencies will not have to cut their spending because of sequestration in fiscal 2020, bad news for budget hawks concerned about the national debt.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new study from the RAND Corporation shows it would cost the military more money to create new pilots, rather than trying to retain the ones it currently has.
Guest commentator Jeff Neal explains why his long-time optimism about working for the federal government may be fading if another shutdown happens this month or in October.
For the past few months many federal workers hoped against hope that they would get a bonus holiday today from the White House. And they got it, sort of.
The Navy tells the Senate Armed Services Committee that a change in funding could hurt its trajectory on readiness.
Coming off the end of a period of sequestrations, some defense experts are worried that innovation has taken a backseat.
In today’s Federal Newscast, acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie urges Congress to take action to permanently fund the Veterans Choice program.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations and Environment Lucian Niemeyer tells members of Congress about how six years of sequestration effected military buildings.
In most of the recent political death matches on Capitol Hill, defense spending was at the center of the fight. This time it’s immigration. Still, the threat of a shutdown and a lack of resolution over defense priorities has a lot of Washington nervous. Todd Harrison, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin there’s more talk about holding out on passing another short-term continuing resolution until some of the key issues are resolved.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says we dodged a couple shutdown threats last year but now the clock is ticking again and its set to go off January 19.