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Analysis: Lots of budget talk, no action until lame duck

Mike Lillis of the Hill newspaper told The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp that lawmakers are just jockeying for campaign fodder with all this budget talk. Don't expect anything big to happen until after the election.

Tags: Mike Lillis , The Hill , Federal Drive , budget , Simpson-Bowles , Barack Obama , Steve LaTourette , Jim Cooper , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 12:20pm EDT
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Committee approves House budget plan

The House Budget Committee approved a Republican proposal that calls for shrinking U.S. deficits to $3.1 trillion over the coming decade. The budget bill also calls for a 10 percent reduction of the federal workforce, an extension of the federal pay freeze and an increase of federal employees' contributions to their pension plans.

Tags: budget , Congress , House , House Budget Committee , workforce , retirement , DoD , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 10:44am EDT

How Ryan's budget plan changes Social Security, Medicare

For analysis of the Ryan plan without politics,The Federal Drive with Tom Temin turn to Jason Fitchner, a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

Tags: Jason Fitchner , Mercatus Center , George Mason University , budget , management , Medicare , Social Security , Federal Drive

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 04:40pm EDT
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GOP Medicare plan borrows from and repeals Obama's

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), the top GOP budget writer, borrowed the idea of insurance exchanges, a big pooled marketplace, from the health care law enacted in Massachusetts when GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney was governor. Ryan wants to set one up for Medicare.

Tags: retirement , Medicare , Congressional Budget Office , budget , Congress , House , Medicaid

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 03:50am EDT

GOP budget plan extends federal pay freeze, changes retirement benefits

The Republican budget plan for fiscal 2013 calls for a pay freeze through 2015, changes to federal retirement contributions and a cut to the federal workforce.

Tags: budget , Barack Obama , deficit , pay and benefits

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 12:00pm EDT

Analysis: GOP cuts will only be deeper compared to sequestration

Steve Bell, senior director of the Economic Policy Project at the Bipartisan Policy Center, told The Federal Drive with Tom Temin that unless something dramatic happens the budget will have about $1 trillion for the next 10 years.

Tags: budget , Steve Bell , Bipartisan Policy Center , Federal Drive , sequestration , deficit , House , Congress ,

Monday - 03/19/2012, 11:26am EDT
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House GOP plans to protect DoD from more cuts

The budget proposal House Republicans are planning to unveil next week will include provisions that would rescue the Defense Department from further budget cuts.

Tags: DoD , DoD Update , House , Leon Panetta , Federal Drive , Congress , budget

Friday - 03/16/2012, 09:51am EDT
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