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How the budget cap would hit your agency

President Barack Obama's budget director is pointing to spending cuts in three programs as examples of the "tough choices" ahead in the White House budget blueprint that will propose lower spending overall but money for some new initiatives. Details from Jim Horney at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

Tags: Federal Drive , federal budget , 2011 budget , newsstand , Jim Horney , Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Monday - 02/07/2011, 08:31am EST
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Republican plan would cut $32B from agency budgets

Congress must pass another funding measure to keep the government operating past March 4. House Republicans are calling for big cuts to current spending levels. This as President Obama gets set to release his 2012 budget request February 14.

Tags: budget , White House , Barack Obama , House , Paul Ryan , Tom Coburn , deficit , Jolie Lee , Senate , management

Friday - 02/04/2011, 01:23pm EST

Library of Congress has a map to treasure

A Washington businessman has shelled out 1.8 million bucks for the first U.S. map printed in the new United States of America. It was published in 1784, just six months after the Revolutionary War ended. The Library of Congress's John Herbert explains what it is that makes this map extra special.

Tags: Federal Drive , Library of Congress , LOC , John Hebert , map

Friday - 02/04/2011, 10:39am EST
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CATO: DoD may escape deep budget cuts

Research from the Cato Institute says that the new Republicans in Congress are not challenging defense spending.

Tags: Benjamin Friedman , Cato Institute , DoD Report , budget , age of austerity , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 02/02/2011, 01:47pm EST
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Climate battle brews on the Hill

Two bills aimed at the EPA are in the Senate, but whether they create momentum or reveal a divide aren't clear. The Hill's Ben Geman explains.

Tags: Federal Drive , EPA , Ben Geman , The Hill

Wednesday - 02/02/2011, 10:32am EST
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Senators want IG probe of tanker data mixup

Seven senators have requested an independent investigation by the Defense Department's inspector general into the accidental disclosure of technical data to rival bidders Boeing and EADS in the Air Force's refueling tanker competition.

Tags: DoD , contracting , Air Force , Boeing , EADS , Wendy Masiello , Maria Cantwell , Jerry Moran , Pat Roberts , Lindsay Graham , Charles Schumer , refueling tanker , Procurement Integrity Act , Senate Armed Services Committee , Jared Serbu

Monday - 01/31/2011, 07:14am EST
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Congressional security & protective intelligence

Fred Burton, a former Special Agent with the Department of State's Diplomatic Security Service, joins host Derrick Dortch for a discussion on congressional security.
January 28, 2011

Tags: Fred Burton , Stratfor , State , security , Gabrielle Giffords

Friday - 01/28/2011, 03:44pm EST
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Cybersecurity bills hit Congress

The first of what should be a slew of bills aimed at safeguarding government IT has been introduced.

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity ,

Friday - 01/28/2011, 09:30am EST

Air Force ‘impressed' with EADS, Boeing in tanker mixup

The general overseeing the Air Force's investigation into a November incident that sent competitors' data to rival bidders said Thursday that she was pleased with the companies' handling of the situation. The Pentagon remains convinced that the accidental disclosure will not affect the outcome of the $35 billion acquisition.

Tags: DoD , contracting , Air Force , Boeing , EADS , Wendy Masiello , Claire McCaskill , John McCain , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 01/27/2011, 07:26pm EST
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Federal freeze to send SES running?

Feds have many questions about what Congress and President Barack Obama have in store for them in the years ahead. Federal Times experts Steve Watkins and Sean Reilly, and Carol Bonosaro, Senior Executive Association President, join Mike Causey to discuss these issues.

Tags: pay freeze , retirement , FEHBP , Carol Bonosaro , Steve Watkins , Sean Reilly , Federal Times ,

Wednesday - 01/26/2011, 05:45pm EST
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