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TSA IT budget cuts spur innovations in cloud, risk management

Stephen Rice, the TSA chief information officer, said the agency is figuring out how to modernize its IT infrastructure despite seeing a $65 million budget cut over the last three years.

Tags: Technology , Stephen Rice , TSA , DHS , budget , innovation , cloud , Data center consolidation , Risk management , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Friday - 05/22/2015, 04:31am EDT
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What's on the menu besides you: Prey or pray?

After weeks of negotiations, the House and the Senate passed a compromise budget. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asked the Federal Managers Association to review the plan to see what it means for feds.

Tags: mike causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , budget , Senate , House , Congress , pay and benefits

Monday - 05/11/2015, 03:00am EDT

OMB requiring 5 percent cut in discretionary budget for 2017

The annual budget guidance continues to emphasize data-driven decision making, and makes specific recommendations around improper payments, shared services and the Freeze the Footprint initiatives. The administration also will introduce new stat session, FedStat, to integrate and prioritize management and mission issues.

Tags: budget , OMB , Shaun Donovan , Improper payments , Shared services , FedStat , Evidence based budgeting , Reduce the Footprint initiative , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 04:21am EDT

Non-binding budget plan omits retirement contribution hike

Republican leaders in the House and Senate passed a compromise bill that seeks significant cuts to agency operating budgets, while boosting Defense spending. Absent from the non-binding plan is mention of an increase in federal employees' contributions to their retirement plans.

Tags: budget , House , Senate , retirement , sequestration , Greg Stanford , Federal Managers Association , Jason Briefel , Shaw Bransford Roth , Michael OConnell

Friday - 05/01/2015, 04:43pm EDT

GOP unveils budget plans in face of Obama opposition

Republicans controlling Congress Wednesday unveiled a budget plan for the upcoming year and beyond, setting up a confrontation with President Barack Obama over his signature health care law and his vow to boost spending on domestic programs like transportation and education.

Tags: budget

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 03:32am EDT

White House slams GOP defense budget

The White House is vigorously pushing back against provisions in a proposed $604 billion Republican defense budget plan that contradict President Barack Obama's national security priorities on issues ranging from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to changes in weapons systems.

Tags: White House , Republicans , budget , Congress

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 12:00am EDT

David Hawkings, Senior Editor, Roll Call

Two appropriations bills come to the floor of the House of Representatives this week. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) says it's the earliest budget bills have been on the floor since 1974. Congress is free to focus all of its attention on passing 2016 budget plans for your agency. But plans to pass them might run into a political stonewall. David Hawkings is Senior Editor of Roll Call. On In Depth with Francis Rose and guest co-host Karen Evans, he described potential strategies for both sides of the aisle during the budget negotiations.

Tags: David Hawkings , Roll Call , Congress , House , budget , In Depth

Monday - 04/27/2015, 04:15pm EDT
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IRS should get spending in order before asking for larger budget, House says

The House Ways and Means Committee released a report taking issue with IRS management on matters previously raised by the Republican leadership in Congress -- tax-delinquent federal employees, paying bonuses to agency employees and use of official time during the workday.

Tags: IRS , budget , Workforce , management , House , Congress , Paul Ryan , John Koskinen

Thursday - 04/23/2015, 10:04am EDT
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