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OMB Director Shaun Donovan told agencies the Obama administration is preparing a budget database in preparation for the presidential transition in January.
The White House sent its legislative proposal to Capitol Hill and Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) plans on introducing legislation based on that proposal this week.
Cybersecurity tops the list of spending priorities at the Office of Personnel Management in 2017. But President Barack Obama's budget request also addresses several governmentwide initiatives the administration already started.
Here's a breakdown of major agencies and the proposed funding amounts for fiscal 2017, which are included the President Obama's $1.1 trillion budget.
Marc Groman, chief privacy officer for the Office of Management and Budget, revealed the progress made toward updating how the federal government handles privacy and civil liberties as President Barack Obama signs a new executive order.
The White House introduced new steps to attract, develop and retain current and future members of the Senior Executive Service. President Obama signed an executive order Dec. 15, which gives agencies four major tasks for implementing SES reform.
Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan announced three major efforts to boost privacy and civil liberties across the government. OMB will create a new federal privacy council modeled after the CIO Council and issue new guidance in the coming months.
The Office of Personnel Management gave DHS the go-ahead to fill up to 1,000 positions focused on cybersecurity. The announcement is the latest action in an ongoing plan to address cyber risks for the government.
The Office of Management and Budget released its annual guidance for Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) reporting and the cybersecurity strategy and implementation plan (CSIP) for civilian agencies. Both of these documents are part of the broader change happening across government to improve cybersecurity.
Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) has asked OMB Director Shaun Donovan to better police agency spending on public relations.
The Office of Management and Budget's director urges Congress to reconsider the budget belt-tightening it has in store for the IRS, the Office of Personnel Management and federal IT.
The House Appropriations Committee approved the Homeland Security appropriations bill, which is $2.1 billion or 5 percent less than what President Barack Obama asked for in his Fiscal Year 2016 budget request.
The IRS would face even greater financial constraints and federal building construction would grind nearly to a halt under a $20.2 billion FY 2016 spending bill approved by the House Appropriations Committee.
The administration criticized the House appropriations framework that would implement sequestration funding levels for non-Defense agencies, while using Overseas Contingency Operations funds to pay for base Defense spending.