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Amy Schafer, a research associate at the Center for a New American Security, says the Budget Control Act is putting Marine Corps aviators' lives in danger. They've experienced a spike in training accidents. Schafer tells Federal News Radio's Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin how budget constraints affect Marine pilots.
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.
Sequestration and philosophical differences among politicians have lead to a big unresolved question over military capacity.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Monday became the first senior political leader to sketch out a detailed vision for what Defense budgets might look like under a Republican-controlled government.
About 1,300 members of the U.S. Air Force, including members of the Air Force Band, Honor Guard, Reserve, National Guard and Academy, will participate in the 58th Inauguration Day. Some 1,000 members provide ceremonial support on site, while another 300 work off site on behind-the-scenes logistics and planning. Joint Base Andrews gave the media a preview of the role that the Air Force District of Washington will play Jan. 20.
The Government Accountability Office found three common themes for how the EPA, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and the Employment and Training Administration dealt with decreases in new money over a five-year period.
The 2016 update to the Navy Force Structure Assessment, sent to Congress last week, asserts the service needs a fleet of 355 ships in order to adequately perform its missions. That’s a big change from the 2014 plan of 308 ships the Navy has been building toward.
Defense-minded voters have been left with relatively little to go on as the nation nears the end of a presidential campaign that’s included only scant discussion of military issues.
A prominent Republican on the House Armed Services Committee is the newest lawmaker to ask the White House for a budget request to pay for additional troops in Afghanistan.
The Defense Department will ask Congress for another wartime find when lawmakers come back from their fall recess.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss transactional data reporting, GSA schedules, and current changes in the procurement arena. September 26, 2016
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.
As Labor Day approaches, children head back to school and Congress will return soon, too. Already, battles are shaping up over spending caps, sequestration and what to do now versus in a lame duck session. Roll Call Senior Editor David Hawkings joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with a preview of a fall classic
To get ahead in Washington you have to speak at least two languages, your own and what Senior Correspondent Mike Causey calls GovTalk.