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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 , congress , 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 , congress

Wednesday - 01/26/2011, 05:45pm EST
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Budget work about to hit Congress

Congress is about to be confronted with the reality of funding your agency at new, theoretical levels. For how that might happen, we get details from The Hill's Bob Cusack.

Tags: Federal Drive , congress , FY 2011 , budget , The Hill , Bob Cusack , management , Suzanne Kubota

Wednesday - 01/26/2011, 10:31am EST
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Congress asks Gates to halt terminations

"Our immediate concern is that the Defense Department will take precipitous action in the near term that would undercut Congress' ability to pass judgment on the recommendations," according to the letter obtained by National Journal Daily.

Tags: federal daily , DoD Report , Robert Gates , congress , pentagon , EFV , SLAMRAAM

Wednesday - 01/26/2011, 08:40am EST

Homeland Security subcommittee heads announced

Subcommittee chairmen and ranking members were announced for the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Tags: Homeland Security Committee , congress , House of Representatives , DoD

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 06:08pm EST

In new round of budget talks, Defense spending not safe

MSNBC reports on efforts to cut the budget without ruling out defense cuts.

Tags: DoD Report , budget , MSNBC , congress , Dorobek Insider

Monday - 01/24/2011, 03:43pm EST

Congress set to send spending message

Republicans plan to send President Barack Obama a message just a few hours before his State of the Union speech Tuesday. We get details from CNN's Bob Constantini.

Tags: Federal Drive , congress , spending , pay freeze , pay debate , Bob Constantini , CNN

Monday - 01/24/2011, 09:31am EST
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Spending vote wanted before State of the Union

Republicans plan to send President Barack Obama a message just a few hours before his State of the Union speech Tuesday.

Tags: congress , government , spending cuts , State of the Union

Monday - 01/24/2011, 08:11am EST

What's Next: Sackcloth Uniforms For Feds?

If things go as they should, the federal worker of the not too distant future will wear a uniform: Shorts and T-shirts in the summer and a sackcloth jumpsuit in the winter...with togas for members of Congress. Mike Causey says it's a win-win idea whose time has come...and you know why!

Tags: pay and benefits , Mike Causey , federal report , congress , Civil Service Sackcloth Suit

Monday - 01/24/2011, 02:01am EST

HASC to examine DoD efficiency push

The House Armed Services Committee held its first meeting of the 112th Congress on Thursday, approving new rules, an oversight plan, and announcing the leaders and members of subcommittees. Committee Chairman Buck McKeon said the panel will hold its first oversight hearing next week.

Tags: congress , DoD , House Armed Services Committee , Buck McKeon , Adam Smith , Robert Gates , DoD budget , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 01/20/2011, 07:15pm EST
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