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Moran: Budget cuts to force out 'best and brightest' feds

Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) expressed frustration with the "dysfunctional" state of Congress today, blaming lawmakers who he said shouldn't be legislating in the first place.

Tags: Jim Moran , House , supercommittee , budget , pay and benefits , In Depth , management , appropriations

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 04:08pm EST
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Supercommittee's failure to reach deal brings range of reactions

The administration, lawmakers and others are sounding off on the failure of the supercommittee to reach a deal for cutting more than $1 trillion from the deficit. Facing automatic, across-the-board cuts half from defense and half from civilian agencies, beginning in 2013 the consensus now seems to be Congress should work to come up with an alternative deficit-reduction plan.

Tags: House , Senate , budget , supercommittee , deficit reduction , TechAmerica , DoD , Leon Panetta , Barack Obama , sequestration , FMA , Patricia Niehaus , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 06:38am EST

Feds should plan for worst case scenario, expert says

Between ongoing 2012 budget negotiations and the automatic cuts triggered by the supercommittee, Steve Bell, senior director of the Bipartisan Policy Center's Economic Policy Project, says this is as good as it's going to get for federal employees for the foreseeable future.

Tags: Steve Bell , Bipartisan Policy Center , supercommittee , budget , Michael OConnell , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 11:00am EST
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Donahoe says bills 'do not come close' to saving the USPS

None of the legislation moving through Congress would provide the Postal Service the speed and flexibility it needs to cut annual costs by $20 billion, Postmaster General Pat Donahoe said Monday. He said they would give USPS "a couple of years of profitability and at least many decades of steep losses." He argued for quicker resolution to the agency's cash crisis.

Tags: Pat Donahoe , USPS , budget , Darrell Issa , Fred Rolando , National Association of Letter Carriers , Emily Kopp

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 05:05am EST
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Omnibus approach likely for remaining spending bills

Despite the successful passage last week of a small group of annual spending bills covering several federal agencies' 2012 budgets, Congress will likely fold the remaining bills into a single omnibus.

Tags: House , Senate , appropriations , budget , Erik Wasson , The Hill , continuing resolution , omnibus spending bill , minibus spending bill , Jack Moore

Monday - 11/21/2011, 06:24am EST

President signs jobs bill for veterans

President Obama signs bipartisan bill that will help The President says it will help about 850,000 veterans who are currently unemployed and tens of thousands who are returning from Iraq and Afghanistan in the coming months.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , Federal Drive , veterans

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 08:27am EST

Godzilla's gonna get you ... or not

Admit it, have you been losing sleep over the activities of the congressional supercommittee? If not, you may be on the right track, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , supercommittee , House , Senate , pay and benefits

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 02:00am EST

Obama will veto any efforts to undo automatic cuts

President Obama said he would veto any efforts to undermine the automatic spending cuts that will go into effect because the debt reduction supercommittee failed to come up with a deal today.

Tags: supercommittee , Barack Obama , debt ,

Monday - 11/21/2011, 08:01pm EST

Supercommittee failure not end of budget story

CQ Roll Call reporter Meredith Shiner has an update on the supercommittee talks on its deadline day.

Tags: Meredith Shiner , CQ Roll Call , supercommittee , In Depth , budget

Monday - 11/21/2011, 05:06pm EST
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