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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

The Pentagon has been warning for years that the decade-long budget caps Congress set in place four years ago won't work -- at least if DoD hopes to execute the defense strategy that's on the books right now. With sequestration set to return this year, officials say they'll try to make things a bit less abstract. The Pentagon publishes a report that details exactly what would happen to individual bases and weapons systems with a $30 billion cut. Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu writes about DoD's sequestration messaging strategy as part of this week's edition of Inside the Reporter's Notebook.

Tags: Jared Serbu , DoD , sequestration ,

Friday - 02/20/2015, 05:16pm EST
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Federal legislative roundtable discussion

Jason Briefel hosts a roundtable discussion of the top federal issues, including DHS funding and the federal employee pay raise.
February 20, 2015

Tags: workforce , Jason Briefel , Jessica Klement , NARFE , Jenny Mattingley , Senior Executives Assocation , Maureen Gilman , NTEU , budget battle , DHS , federal pay raise , Shaw Bransford and Roth , Long Term Care Partners , FLTCIP , LTCFEDS.com

Friday - 02/20/2015, 05:22pm EST
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Virtual sex at the office: Get real!

Got a lot of time on your hands in your federal office? How about finding something to do rather than watching pornography, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , workforce , Mark Meadows

Thursday - 02/19/2015, 03:00am EST

Hurd: 'Three-Legged Stool' key to federal IT reform

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) has four top priorities as new chairman of House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on IT, and he wants to use a "three-legged stool" approach to realize them.

Tags: Will Hurd , House , technology , cybersecurity , In Depth , House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on IT , information technology , Sean McCalley

Tuesday - 02/17/2015, 02:51pm EST

Push to boost defense spending puts GOP in budget bind

Tags: DoD , budget

Wednesday - 02/18/2015, 03:28am EST

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas)

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's lineup of subcommittees will include a new one in the 114th Congress. Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) is chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform's new Subcommittee on Information Technology. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained what to expect from his subcommittee, his four priorities, and what he'll look at first.

Tags: Will Hurd , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , House , information technology , In Depth , technology

Monday - 02/16/2015, 04:16pm EST
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OMB warns of consequences if sequestration returns in 2016

The Office of Management and Budget tells Congress if it doesn't fix sequestration, discretionary spending across the government would drop by more than $90 billion.

Tags: management , OMB , budget , sequestration , Shaun Donovan , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 02/17/2015, 01:20pm EST

GAO adds IT acquisition, VA health care to High Risk List

The Government Accountability Office added two new issues to its ever-growing list of challenges for agencies. The biennial High Risk List includes six areas that have been problematic for 25 years.

Tags: GAO , High Risk List , technology , IT acquisition , Department of Veterans Affairs , Gene Dodaro , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 02/12/2015, 04:42am EST
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David Hawkings, Senior Editor, Roll Call

Speaker of the House John Boehner says a shutdown at the Homeland Security Department could still happen. Funding for the agency runs out next Friday, and Congress is in recess all this week. David Hawkings is Senior Editor of Roll Call and writes the Hawkings Here blog. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said the Speaker isn't the only politician who seems to think a shutdown at DHS would be OK.

Tags: David Hawkings , Roll Call , In Depth

Monday - 02/16/2015, 04:26pm EST
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FITARA implementation listening tour

The Office of Management and Budget is getting kudos for its initial steps to implement the Federal Information Technology Reform Act (FITARA).

Tags: technology , OMB , FITARA , oversight , Gerry Connolly , GAO , Gene Dodaro , Ben Sweezy , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Monday - 02/16/2015, 05:11am EST
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