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Inside Government - July 30th, 2009

Patrick Kennedy
U.S. Rep.(D-R.I.)
Maurice Hinchey
U.S. Rep.(D-N.Y.)
Peter Winch
National Organizer, AFGE TSA
Chad Harris
Attorney, AFGE TSA

Tags: pay & benefits , Inside Government , AFGE , health care , veterans , DoD , West Point , Chad Harris , Peter Winch , Patrick Kennedy , Maurice Hinchey

Thursday - 07/30/2009, 07:51pm EDT

Probing problems with Pentagon procurement

Sec. Gates discusses the shortcomings of contracting and procurement policies

Tags: mngt , contracting , Pentagon , President , Barack Obama , Robert Gates , procurement , Senate , Armed Services Committee , Defense Secretary

Wednesday - 01/28/2009, 06:12am EST
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Leahy speech opens Sunshine in Government week

FOIA "the power cord that connects the American people to their government."

Tags: newsstand , Patrick Leahy , American University , John Cornyn , FOIA , Freedom of Information Act , Senate , Barack Obama

Tuesday - 03/17/2009, 07:22am EDT
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What the State of the Union means for feds

Declaring "I don't quit," President Barack Obama called for many changes that could affect your agency and the business of government, including a curb on agency spending and more transparency when it comes to earmarks and lobbying.

Tags: management , budget , State of the Union ,

Thursday - 01/28/2010, 11:14am EST

Pay freeze through 2015 part of Issa's super committee recs

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is getting into the mix of lawmakers making recommendations to the super committee. Its letter calls for cuts to federal retirements and workforce size.

Tags: Darrell Issa , House , budget , management , pay and benefits , retirement , super committee , Jolie Lee

Friday - 10/14/2011, 07:09pm EDT

One more year of pay freeze, contracting cuts in Senate committee recs

A Senate committee is recommending the super committee consider one more year of a federal pay freeze, increases to retirement contributions and a 15 percent cut to contracting at agencies.

Tags: super committee , Susan Collins , Joe Lieberman , pay and benefits , pay freeze , budget , management , workforce , Jolie Lee , Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government , senate homeland security and governmental affairs , senate homeland security and governmental affairs , Senate

Friday - 10/14/2011, 06:19pm EDT

Panetta wants full accounting of money in, money out by 2014

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta wants the department to have at least part of its books ready for audit well in advance of the Congressionally-mandated 2017 deadline. The edict could prove challenging for some components of DoD.

Tags: DoD , audit readiness , budget , Leon Panetta , Martin Dempsey , pay and benefits , military pensions , supercommittee , Jared Serbu , House Armed Services Committee

Friday - 10/14/2011, 05:24am EDT
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House Dems urge supercommittee to avoid more cuts to feds

House Democratic committee leaders are urging the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to avoid further cuts to federal pay and benefits.

Tags: pay and benefits , House , Elijah Cummings , contracting , super committee , deficit , management , budget , Norm Dicks

Thursday - 10/13/2011, 05:51pm EDT

As CR deadline nears, what's the status of your agency's budget?

David Hawkings is the editor of CQ Roll Call's Daily Briefing.

Tags: David Hawkings , CQ , budget , In Depth

Thursday - 10/13/2011, 07:50pm EDT
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NTEU warns against the loss of IRS jobs, revenue

The union that represents IRS workers is ramping up a public campaign in hopes of convincing voters that the loss of 4,000 tax collectors and agents would be bad for government services that they depend on. Congressional appropriators have proposed cutting the division's budget by $450 million-to-$600 million.

Tags: IRS , budget , Treasury , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , Dick Durbin , Doug Shulman , dodd-frank act , SEC , Senate Appropriations Committee , House Appropriations Committee , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 10/12/2011, 07:44pm EDT
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