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Postal Service reform making significant progress in House

In the past few weeks, competing draft proposals have been circulating on Capitol Hill. But at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing Wednesday, Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) took a step toward compromise. Issa agreed to make changes to his draft plan, including adopting several measures proposed by Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) in postal reform legislation he separately introduced Wednesday.

Tags: Congress , Oversight , USPS , postal reform , Pat Donahoe , Darrell Issa , Gerry Connolly , elijah cummings , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 09:01pm EDT

House again aims to merge E-Gov funding

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government passed the fiscal 2014 appropriations bill with a provision to merge the E-Government Fund and the Federal Citizen Services Fund to create an Information and Engagement Fund for citizens. Appropriators also would cut the total request for the merged funds by about $15 million.

Tags: Technology , budget , OMB , GSA , House Appropriations Committee , E-Government Fund , Tom Carper , Center for Effective Government , Sunlight Foundation , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 07:14pm EDT

Will DoD's 2014 sequestration plan jolt Congress into action?

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel put the ball in Congress' court this week when he released details of how the Pentagon would manage billions of dollars in cuts if sequestration continues into fiscal 2014 and beyond. But, there's not yet anything close to a winning strategy in Congress to avert or replace the automatic budget cuts.

Tags: Congress , Senate , DoD , sequestration , Chuck Hagel , Randy Forbes , Tim Kaine , House Armed Services Committee , Senate Armed Services Committee , Jack Moore

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 06:31pm EDT
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House subcommittee approves 24 percent cut to IRS budget

The embattled Internal Revenue Service faces a 24 percent cut to its budget next year, under a spending plan introduced by the House Appropriations Committee Tuesday. The IRS funding was included in the committee's Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill, which also includes funding for the Treasury Department, the General Services Administration and the Executive Office of the President. The subcommittee is set to mark up the proposal Wednesday.

Tags: GSA , budget , appropriations , House Appropriations Committee , Hal Rogers , IRS , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 08:35pm EDT

Lerner case shows legal complications when federal workers are required to testify

House Republicans said IRS official Lois Lerner waived her right to remain silent by giving an opening statement in her hearing. Lerner still may testify before Congress with a variety of consequences.

Tags: Congress , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , IRS , Lois Lerner , John Mahoney , Tully Rinckey , Cogan Schneier

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 03:49pm EDT
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House members push to let PTO offset sequester cuts

House members with constituents impacted by budget cuts to the Patent and Trademark Office and Department of Defense are taking steps to ease the effect of sequestration and furloughs.

Tags: DoD , USPTO , Congress , sequestration , Sean Maloney , Melissa Dawkins

Monday - 07/08/2013, 06:34pm EDT

Sequestration snarling 2014 budget process

The annual appropriations process is a complex and arduous Washington practice. But sequestration has snarled the process this year. As appropriators work to set agency funding, the House and the Senate disagree about how to account for the cuts in next year's spending plans.

Tags: Congress , Senate , budget , 2014 appropriations , sequestration , Hal Rogers , Nita Lowey , Joel Friedman , Center on Budget and Policy Priorities , Heritage Foundation

Sunday - 07/07/2013, 09:48pm EDT

House passes sweeping $638 billion defense bill

The House bill containing the provisions on sex-related crimes that the Obama administration supports as well as the detention policies that it vigorously opposes must be reconciled with a Senate version before heading to the president's desk.

Tags: Congress , DoD , DoD authorization bill

Saturday - 06/15/2013, 09:30pm EDT
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