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IRS workers hope to sway Congress to reverse budget cuts

IRS employees join other members of the National Treasury Employees Union for a week of lobbying Congress to support a funding increase. But will lawmakers listen?

Tags: IRS , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , Terry Scott , Jenny Brown , Congress , Emily Kopp , union

Tuesday - 02/03/2015, 02:49pm EST

Budget calls for consolidation within multiple agencies

President Obama's fiscal 2016 budget proposes merging components of the Agriculture Department and FDA that handle food safety, as well as business and trade agencies.

Tags: food safety , FDA , HHS , FSIS , USDA , Reorganization , consolidation authority , Emily Kopp

Tuesday - 02/03/2015, 06:40am EST

Obama's budget proposal gives feds 1.3 percent pay raise

President Barack Obama sent Congress a $4 trillion budget Monday that aims to keep the federal government on the cutting edge of technology when it comes to public services.

Tags: White House , Barack Obama , innovation , Technology , management

Monday - 02/02/2015, 07:15am EST

DoD: No more sequestration, yes to pension reform and BRAC in budget request

The White House defense budget request is $38 billion over the limits set by sequestration. In an attempt to balance the increased funding, the Pentagon is pursuing pay and benefits reform, and another round of BRAC.

Tags: DoD , management , Mike McCord , Bob Work , QDR , Workforce , pay and benefits , TRICARE , Sean McCalley

Monday - 02/02/2015, 05:54pm EST

IT budget request rises to $86B, including $105M for digital services

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for additional funding to set up digital services offices in the 25 largest agencies and create idea labs to promote employee innovation.

Tags: Technology , OMB , White House , digital services , idea labs , cybersecurity , Jason Miller

Monday - 02/02/2015, 09:09am EST
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Five things every federal employee should know about the Obama budget

A 1.3-percent pay raise, reforms to the Senior Executive Service and increased emphasis on employee feedback are just some of the initiatives proposed in President Barack Obama's 2016 budget.

Tags: pay raise , NFFE , AFGE , J. David Cox , NARFE , Richard Thissen , SES , Employee engagement , Emily Kopp

Monday - 02/02/2015, 03:23pm EST

White House budget breakdown: FY 2016 agency-by-agency funding levels

Federal News Radio provides a quick, agency-by-agency overview of President Barack Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 budget.

Tags: budget 2016 , management

Monday - 02/02/2015, 11:12am EST

Lt. Gen. David W. Barno (Ret.), School of International Service, American University

Defense spending would get a 7.7 percent boost in 2016 under President Obama's proposed budget. Officials say the department is still feeling the disruption of reduced spending and sequestration cuts from recent years. The 2016 proposal includes funding for a broad range of weapons systems, missile defense and a 1.3 percent raise for service members and department civilians. Lt. Gen. Dave Barno (Ret.) was a senior American commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, and is now with American University. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more analysis.

Tags: David Barno , American University , DoD , Afghanistan , Tom Temin , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 02/03/2015, 09:32am EST
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